Monday 8 July 2019, University College London

Time

Tech Stream

Essential Skills Stream

09:00-09:30

Registration (Wilkins South Cloister)

09:30-10:30

How to break into science and tech media job market - and how to make it a success once you're in (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

10:30-11:00

Coffee and tea networking break (Wilkins South Cloister)

11:00-12:30

Workshop (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

Reporting on emerging technologies: The next big thing or vaporware? 

Workshop (Chadwick G07)

Writing Features: The elements of narrative journalism

12:30-13:30

Lunch break (Wilkins South Cloister)

13:30-15:00

Workshop (Chadwick G07)

Investigating companies

Workshop (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

Incorporating visuals into your story

15:00-15:30

Coffee and tea networking break (Wilkins South Cloister)

15:30-16:30

Panel (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

The law around company investigations: NDAs, libel, trade secrets, whistlblowing, protecting sources

Workshop (Chadwick G07)

Reading a research paper: Why the full story probably isn’t in the press release, and how to find out what really is

16:30-17:30

Panel (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

Pitching to technology, engineering and trade publications

Panel (Chadwick G07)

Building a satisfying portfolio career         

17:30-18:30

Meet the Editors (individual short appointments with editors) (Chadwick G07)

18:30-19:00

Reception (Wilkins South Cloister)

19:00-20:30

Keynote speech and Q&A (then continued Reception) (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre)

Professor Mark Miodownik, professor of materials & society, UCL: We need to talk about stuff

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