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Sunday, March 12
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
601 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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!
The public is interested in your research! Engaging with them on social media is a good way to promote and humanize your work and gives the public a direct link to scientists (you) that may otherwise be inaccessible to them. Amber Stuver (LIGO) will discuss how to use Twitter to engage the interested public and how to effectively communicate your work.
Refreshments will be provided.
Amber Stuver (@livingligo)
LIGO Scientist and Instructor at Louisiana State University
APS March Meeting on Twitter
Not required, although your RSVP is appreciated!
About Amber Stuver
Amber Stuver is a member of the LIGO collaboration that made the first direct detection of gravitational waves in 2015 and specializes in computational searches for gravitational waves in data collected by LIGO and other partnered interferometric detectors. When not performing her research, she also specializes in communicating the search and potential for gravitational waves to the public. She currently holds a dual appointment with Caltech as a Data Analysis and EPO Scientist at the LIGO Livingston Observatory and as an instructor of physics and astronomy at LSU. You can follow her on Twitter at @livingligo.
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.