• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting

Public Engagement

Saturday, April 2, 2016
9:00 am - 11:30 am            Building Your Outreach Program from A to Z
                                               Learn how to start, expand or improve your own public engagement program 
                                               San Diego Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm            Communication Workshop: Make Your Elevator Pitch
                                                In this intense, hands-on workshop, you will get the chance to work with members  of the
Public Outreach Committee to construct an elevator pitch, a brief,  engaging description
                                                of your research that can be used in these types of  situations.
                                               San Diego Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm             Science Outreach Poster Session
                                              Kick start your meeting experience enjoying refreshments while connecting with friends and fellow 
                                              attendees at the ASBMB Opening Reception. The Science Outreach Poster presentations will take 
                                              place during the reception.
                                              San Diego Convention Center, Sails Pavilion

Sunday, April 3, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm             Incentivizing Great Research
                                                Recommended for those interested in science policy
                                                San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A

Monday, April 4, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm             Communication Workshop- Tell Your Science as a Story
      Learn about what it takes to be a good storyteller during this interactive workshop derived from
                                                ASBMB’s training course, “The Art of Science Communication.”
                                                San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm               ASBMB Game Night
                                               Join the ASBMB for an evening of networking and science-themed trivia with fellow graduate students 
                                               and postdoc members and BMB attendees.
                                               San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A

6:30 pm- 9:00 pm                Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
                                                Come join ASBMB and the Simons Foundation at our Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, where we will tackle
                                                molecular biology and biochemistry Wikipedia articles that are in dire need of renovation and teach
                                                you the basics of Wikipedia editing.
                                                San Diego Convention Center, Room 14B

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm               Meet-the-BioArtist
                                                Join us on Tuesday for a discussion with the winning scientists behind the images of the Annual
                                                FASEB BioArt Competition and more at the Karl Strauss Brewing Company in downtown San Diego,
                                                where the images will be on display throughout EB2016.