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Science and Technology Media Conclave to be organized at IISF

The Ministry of Science & Technology is organizing a Science and Technology Media Conclave. The fest will be held at India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 in Kolkata on  6-7 November 2019. The media conclave will be inaugurated by the Chairman of Prasar Bharati, Shri A. Surya Prakash and Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, President, Vigyan Bharati.

Aim:
It aims to bring diverse perspectives from India and abroad to crystallize an ideal vision for science and technology content and its dissemination.

S&T Media conclave:
♦ The conference is aimed to bring together science and environment journalists from India and abroad.
♦ Discussion regarding issues like science communication in the age of convergence, creating a science niche in the media, the art of science storytelling, research papers, and popular content, social media influencers, regional media, among others.
♦ Ideas on how to disseminate science content better in traditional and digital media to motivate and guide the younger generations towards developing a scientific temper.

Participants:
Around 200 science journalists and communicators from India and some from abroad will interact with delegates.

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