April 23-24, 2012

Madison, WI

“Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.” -Thomas Huxley


Conference Planning Group

Steve Ackerman, UW-Madison and Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Deborah Blum, UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Dominique Brossard, UW-Madison Life Sciences Communication

Sean Carroll, UW-Madison and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Terry Devitt, UW-Madison

Sharon Dunwoody, UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Jill Sakai, UW-Madison

Workshop Planning Group

Siri Carpenter, co-chair – freelance journalist

Jill Sakai, co-chair – science writer/public information officer, UW–Madison

Meg Gordon – science writer/public information officer, Iowa State University

Adam Hinterthuer – freelance journalist

Amy Karon – journalism graduate student, UW–Madison

David Wahlberg – health reporter, Wisconsin State Journal

Conference Task Force

Chris Barncard, UW-Madison

Renee Celley, UW-Madison

S.V. Medaris, UW-Madison

Susan Lampert Smith, UW-Madison

Amy Toburen, UW-Madison