An upcoming workshop on Communicating and Mobilizing Research and Community Data, Information and Knowledge will bring together UAK project partners, domain experts, and some early career researchers to explore new ways of communicating and disseminating research for a wide range of different audiences. The workshop will be hosted by the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado, as part of the UAK project.

Workshop Details

Date: 1 – 3 October 2019 at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Location: University of Colorado Boulder Student Recreation Centre (1835 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO 80309, USA) 

Participants
Last Name First Name Organization Country Role
Sandven Stein Nansen Center Norway UAK Partner
Murray Maribeth AINA, University of Calgary Canada UAK Partner
Pulsifer Peter NSIDC, University of Colorado USA UAK Partner
Iversen Lisbeth Nansen Center Norway UAK Partner
Galley Ryan University of Manitoba Canada UAK PArtner
Sorensen Mathilde University of Bergen Norway UAK Partner
Sagen Hanne Nansen Center Norway UAK Partner
Hamre Torill Nansen Center Norway UAK Partner
Ip Morgan OCULS Norway Early Career
Jones Josh IARC USA Early Career
Babb David University of Manitoba Canada Early Career
Jeddi Zeinab University of Bergen Norway Early Career
Michálek Thomas University of Bergen Norway Early Career
Thuesen Jan University of Bergen Norway Early Career
Spiers Kent AINA, University of Calgary Canada Early Career

Agenda

Day 1 (October 1, 2019)
Time Topic Speaker(s) or Lead Notes
9:00 – 9:15 Introductions All
9:15 – 9:30 Review of UAK to date and theme of workshop Peter Pulsifer, All Communication and mobilizing research and community data, information and knowledge
9:30 – 10:05 Keynote talk: “An Overview of Science Communications and Knowledge Mobilization” Jennifer Walton
10:05 – 10:30 Discussion All
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 12:15 Communication and mobilization (C & M) case studies. Current examples and state the art across the discipline (Part 1).
C & M at Nansen Center Stein Sandven
C & M at AINA Maribeth Murray
C & M at U. of Manitoba Ryan Galley
C & M at NSIDC Jennifer Walton, Peter Pulsifer
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:15 Communication and mobilization (C & M) case studies (Part 2)
C & M with local communities Lisbeth Iversen
C & M focus on partnerships with Indigenous communities and organizations Peter Pulsifer, Matt Druckenmiller, Noor Johnson
C & M for acoustics Hanne Sagen
C & M for seismology Mathilde Sorensen
C & M for sea ice Ryan Galley
3:15 – 3:35 Break
3:35 – 5:00 Open forum (facilitated discussion) on C & M
Review and synthesize case studies All Based on presentations earlier in the day people’s individual experience, what are key opportunities, challenges, methods. etc. ?
Enhance framework for use in Day 2 All Enhance a C & M “framework” for application on Day 2, building on preliminary framework provided by Jennifer Walton
5:00 Adjourn. Dinner on your own.

 

Day 2 (October 2, 2019)
Time Topic Speaker(s) or Lead Notes
9:00 – 10:30 C & M in practice: Focus on specific case studies of participants. Use C & M framework to apply to specific case studies. Objective is to create actual C & M strategy and materials for each case study.
Case study: Marine acoustics Hanne Sagen, Torill Hamre
Case study: Sea ice Ryan Galley, David Babb, Jennifer Walton
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 12:15 Case study: Community-based research Morgan Ip, Peter Pulsifer, Matthew Bruckenmiller
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:15 Case study: Seismology Mathilde Sorensen
3:15 – 3:35 Break
3:35 – 5:00 Peer review All Entire group critiques the results fo the day. Mock “Press Conference” or other kind of C & M activity [Note: We have a link to the school of environmental journalism. Could bring students in to act as peer reviewers]
5:00 Adjourn
7:00 Group dinner (location TBD)

 

Day 3 (October 3, 2019)
Time Topic Speaker(s) or Lead Notes
9:00 – 10:30 Synthesis and product planning
Teaching and learning modules for use in teaching environments
Special issue on C & M for research
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 12:15 UAK meeting – Planning for next phases of UAK
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 Group activity

Accommodation details

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at:
Best Western Plus Boulder Inn
770 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
303-449-3800 ph
303-402-9118 fx

To make a reservation at the group rate:
Online code – https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.06103.html?groupId=X11CD4H6
Phone code – call 800-233-8469 and quote “Useful Arctic Knowledge Workshop”

Reservation information:
• Arrival Date – Monday, September 30, 2019
• Departure Date – Thursday, October 3, 2019
• Group Rate – $149 for a room with one King bed
• Method of reservation – Guests will make own reservations and guarantee with individual credit cards
• Hotel check in/check out – 3pm/11am
• Complimentary breakfast served 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM, including scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, 3 cereals, English muffins, bagels, doughnuts, assorted fresh fruit, and coffee.

NOTE THAT RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY August 30, 2019 TO GUARANTEE THE SPECIAL RATE.