The goal of the workshop--says a short item in the ACS publication C&E News--is to teach chemists to communicate better with journalists, policy makers, and the public. Topics will include handling media interviews, pitching freelance articles, writing or the Web, and explaining science to non-scientists, among others. Radio and podcasts will be covered as well.
More information is available from Deborah L. Illman. Applications received before 24 August will receive priority, the item says. All expenses will be paid, including travel expenses, plus a stipend.