March Meeting 2016 Official Tweetup
March Meeting attendees gathered at Pratt Street Ale House to connect with other attendees and to learn about using social media for communicating science. Jennifer Ouellette (@JenLucPiquant) was the special guest speaker.
Sunday, March 13
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Pratt Street Ale House
206 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore
Who Should Attend?
All those who plan to tweet throughout the meeting, those who are interested in learning more about Twitter, and those who are interested in communicating with the public about physics.
Are you going? Tweet it!
Gather with online friends, meet new contacts, and connect with the people who will be tweeting throughout the March Meeting. You can also pose with the 2016 Flat Physicist and pick up your own to snap pics of throughout the week. Refreshments will be provided.
And, special guest Jennifer Ouellette (@JenLucPiquant) will give a brief talk on social media for scientists.
APS March Meeting on Twitter
Not required, although your RSVP is appreciated!
About Jennifer Ouellette
Jennifer Ouellette is senior science editor for Gizmodo and the author of four popular science books: Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self, The Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse, The Physics of the Buffyverse, and Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics. Her freelance work has appeared in the Washington Post, Quanta, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Book Review, Discover, Slate, Salon, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, Pacific Standard, Nature, and New Scientist, among other venues. She maintains a blog called Cocktail Party Physics (hosted by Scientific American from 2011-2015)—and has also written for Discovery News (2008-2012), NOVA’s Nature of Reality blog, and Nautilus’ Facts So Romantic blog. She holds a black belt in jujitsu, and lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Caltech physicist Sean (M.) Carroll.