ann0807 - Announcement
Proceedings of Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007
26 May 2008
The conference Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007 was held in Athens, Greece, from 8 to 11 October 2007. It aimed to bring together the producers of astronomical information (research scientists), public information officers (connected with large observatories and space missions), and mediators (science reporters and writers, staff members from museums, planetariums).
The key topics of the meeting were:
- The International Year Astronomy 2009 (main theme)
- Case studies
- Communicating in the Web 2.0 / YouTube / MySpace / vodcasting mediascape
- Audiovisual & multimedia communication incl. tools and techniques
- Social impact and evaluation of astronomy communication
- Communication catering to special needs
The proceedings of the Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007 meeting is available online (check the links below).
Lars Lindberg Christensen
Hubble/ESA, Garching, Germany