The German Embassy New Delhi cordially invites you to the
November 7, 2017, 3.30 pm onwards
German Embassy, New Delhi
Science Communication is an often underestimated, yet crucial part of science. The Indo-German Symposium on science communication invites students, scientists and practitioners from India and Germany to explore the possibilities of science communication. Questions like 'What makes good science communication?' 'Why is it important?' 'And how is it done?' will be addressed at the symposium.
A Keynote Lecture on "Science communication in the digital age: New opportunities, new players, new challenges" by Prof. Dr. Carsten Könneker, Editor-in-Chief of "Spektrum der Wissenschaft" and professor for science communication and science studies at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will be followed by a panel discussion on "Exploring the Secrets of Successful Science Communication"
Dr. Radhika Mittal, Communication Strategist; Fellow, LBS National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, India
Dr. Anett Richter, Citizen Science Expert, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ/ German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany
Ramaseshan Ramachandran, Physicist and freelance science journalist, New Delhi, India
Alexander Waschkau, Psychologist, podcaster, publisher, founder of „Hoaxilla", a popular podcast covering a variety of topics from a scientific viewpoint, Hamburg, Germany
Moderator: Heike Mock, Director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) India and Director of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi.