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