Attend an Alda-Kavli Learning Center webinar to learn from guest experts! Our webinars are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Kavli Foundation. If you're not able to attend live, please browse our past webinars and watch the archived recordings.
- Dr. Kaytee Canfield and Dr. Sunshine Menezes
This webinar features research on inclusive science communication, a growing movement which calls for a shift in public engagement around science that moves issues of inclusion, equity, and intersectionality to the center of communication efforts.
- Alie Ward, Anne Chisa, and Oné R. Pagán
During this webinar, the Alda Center will speak with three leading science communication podcast hosts about what goes into building an effective podcast.
- Gaius J. Augustus, Paige Jarreau, Doryan Algarra, and Elaine Algarra
In this webinar, a panel of scientists and artists will discuss ways to connect and collaborate with artists and designers.
- Alan Alda and Laura Lindenfeld
Join our founder, Alan Alda, and our executive director, Dr. Laura Lindenfeld, as they discuss where the Center has been and where it's headed during its next decade.
- Mark Bayer
In this interactive webinar, Mark Bayer will discuss the elements of alternative facts and strategies for debunking them, using as a case study the science communication and policy environment surrounding COVID-19.
- The Alda Center & the Arnold P. Gold Foundation
During these webinars, experts from the Alda Center and the Gold Foundation will discuss strategies for healthcare professionals to cope, to support each other, and to continue to provide the best possible care for their patients in these difficult times.
- David P. Otey
Discover a new paradigm for technical presentations—one based on the best available science about how to connect with an audience and create engagement. Attendees will encounter ideas that may challenge the conventional wisdom about how to construct and deliver a scientific talk.
- Sree Sreenivasan
A fun, fast-paced workshop for scientists, science communication practitioners and researchers that provides actionable tips to improve your social media skills and reach.
- Paul Sutter
Communicating science to online audiences is easier than you might think. This session discusses the strengths and weaknesses of various social media platforms so you can find out where you fit in best. Learn how to maintain a public presence without sacrificing your research!
- Yael Fitzpatrick
This session touches on some nuts-and-bolts best practices for visual communication, and will also explore some deeper, more conceptual approaches to consider for the most effective results.
- Amy Aines & Roger Aines
Learn how to approach your communication with important decision makers so that your conversations and presentations help advance your work.
- John Besley & Anthony Dudo
Develop an improved understanding of how strategic communicators differentiate between communication tactics, objectives, and behavioral goals in order to develop evidence-based strategy.
- Amy Aines & Roger Aines
By understanding key principles of relationship-building, you can craft more compelling communication and strategies that get sponsors and funders to support your work. Learn how to build trust and rapport to foster productive relationships with sponsors.
- Christopher Volpe
For all our careful work, scientists can still succumb to biases and assumptions that sabotage our efforts to engage with the public. Learn how to avoid falling into the traps that still plague many in the scientific community.