June 27, 2016

Science communication symposium at JAM

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June 27, 2016 – Attending the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting (2016 JAM) next month in Salt Lake City, Utah? Then make plans to attend “Communicating Animal Sciences Effectively,” a Contemporary and Emerging Issues Symposium, to be held the afternoon of Wed., July 20, during JAM.

Here is the list of presentations scheduled during the symposium:

* Public perceptions of animal-sourced genetically modified food products, by Bill Hallman, Rutgers University

* What is the science of science communication for, and why should animal scientists care? by Dan Kahan, Yale Law College

* Panel Discussion

* Cracking the code: Making complex information understandable, by Allyson Perry, The Center for Food Integrity

Communicating animal science effectively, by Daren Williams, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

The 2016 JAM symposia list is available here.

View a draft of the 2016 JAM program.