Ben Young Landis teaches the "Helping Science Inform Policy: Tools for Engaging State-Level Leaders" #SciPolComm workshop on January 11, 2020 at UC Davis, presented to members of the American Chemical Society Sacramento Local Section. (Photo by Gabby Nepomuceno)

Appearances and Trainings

Upcoming and past appearances, trainings, and hosted events with Ben Young Landis and colleagues on science communication, policy, engagement, and more. (Contact Us)


#SciPolComm 101: Navigating Policymaker Mindsets
Presented by UC Davis Sci Comm Faculty Training Program

Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
August 12, 2021 | Virtual
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#SciPolComm 101: Navigating Policymaker Mindsets
Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
May 24, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Guest Lecture, UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science & Policy Program

#SciPolComm 103: Communicating to the California State Legislature
Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Debra Cooper PhD
May 21, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 4-6, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Guest Lectures, UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science & Policy Program

#SciPolComm 102: Understanding the California State Legislature
Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Sarah Brady PhD
April 23, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

UC Davis BIS 005/198: Exploring Biological Sciences
April 15, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Speaker, UC Davis BioLaunch Program

#SciPolComm 101: Navigating Policymaker Mindsets
Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
April 2, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

#SciPolComm 101: Navigating Policymaker Mindsets
Presented for Science Talk ’21

Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
March 22, 2021 | Virtual
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Communications in Policy Panel
CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Panelist: Ben Young Landis
March 19, 2021 | Virtual
Invitation Only

So You Want To Be a Science Writer?
A #CareerSciComm Workshop
Presented for the Biology Department Colloquium
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
February 22, 2021 | Virtual
Invited Lecture, Sonoma State University

2021 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 8-11, 2021 | Virtual
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Data Science Solutions to Regulated Species Challenges in the Electric Power Industry: An EPRI-EPIC Workshop
Facilitator: Ben Young Landis
November 18-20, 2020 | Virtual
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ScienceWriters2020
October 19-23, 2020 | Virtual
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Third Congress of Regional Science Writers Groups (SciWriCongress)
October 2-3, 2020 | Virtual
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Navigating the Intersection of Science and Policy in California
A #SciPolComm Workshop
Instructor: Ben Young Landis with Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
September 21, 2020 | Virtual
Invited Short Course, NorCal SETAC Annual Meeting

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
July 10, 2020 | Virtual
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

So You Want To Be a Science Writer?
A #CareerSciComm Workshop
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
June 29, 2020 | Virtual
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 5-7, 2020 | Virtual
Invited Guest Lectures, UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science & Policy Program

2020 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 13-16, 2020 | Seattle, Washington
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CCST California Science Translators Showcase
February 5, 2020 | Sacramento, California
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Helping Science Inform Policy:
Tools for Engaging State-Level Leaders
Presented by ACS Sacramento
Instructor: Ben Young Landis with Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
January 11, 2020 | Davis, California
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Data Science Solutions to Environmental Challenges in the Electric Power Industry: An EPRI-EPIC Workshop
Facilitator: Ben Young Landis
November 7-8, 2019 | Washington, DC
Invitation Only

ScienceWriters2019 Conference Plenary:
How Can We Solve the Diversity Dearth in U.S. Science Writing?
Produced by Ben Young Landis, Clinton Parks, and Kelly April Tyrrell
October 26, 2019 | State College, Pennsylvania
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Second Congress of Regional Science Writers Groups (SciWriCongress)
Produced by Ben Young Landis and Marla Vacek Broadfoot PhD
October 25, 2019 | State College, Pennsylvania
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Helping Science Inform Policy:
Tools for Engaging State-Level Leaders
Instructor: Ben Young Landis with Debra Cooper PhD and Gabby Nepomuceno PhD
October 11, 2019 | Sacramento, California
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
September 20, 2019 | Sacramento, California
Tickets via Eventbrite

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
July 26, 2019 | Sacramento, California
Tickets via Eventbrite

Helping Science Inform Policy:
Tools for Engaging State-Level Leaders
Instructor: Ben Young Landis with Sarah Brady PhD
June 17, 2019 | Davis, California
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

So You Want to Be a Science Writer?
A Tour of Careers and Pathways
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 20, 2019 | Davis, California
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

So You Want to Be a Science Writer?
A Tour of Careers and Pathways
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 9, 2019 | Davis, California
Guest Lecture, UC Davis UWP 111C Science Journalism

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 2, 2019 | Sacramento, California
Invited Short Course, NorCal SETAC Annual Meeting

Finding Your Identity in Science Communication:
A #CareerSciComm Workshop
Presented for Science Talk ’19

Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Kelly April Tyrrell
April 5, 2019 | Portland, Oregon
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
March 10, 2020 | Santa Cruz, CA
Invited Training, UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science & Policy Program

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
March 8, 2019 | Sacramento, California
Tickets via Eventbrite

CCST California Science Translators Showcase
February 6, 2019 | Sacramento, California
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
February 1, 2019 | Sacramento, California
Tickets via Eventbrite

So You Want To Be a Science Writer?
A #CareerSciComm Workshop
Presented for the Biology Department Colloquium
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
January 29, 2019 | Rohnert Park, California
Invited Lecture, Sonoma State University

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Presented for the SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting

Instructor: Ben Young Landis
November 4, 2018 | Sacramento, California
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Presented for the 2018 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting

Instructor: Ben Young Landis
October 27, 2018 | Burlingame, California
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Communicating Ciencia II:
Engaging the Changing Faces and Voices of Mass Media
Presented for ScienceWriters2018

Produced by Ben Young Landis and Becky Oskin
October 13, 2018 | Washington, DC
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First Congress of Regional Science Writers Groups (SciWriCongress)
Produced by Ben Young Landis and Marla Vacek Broadfoot PhD
October 12, 2018 | Washington, DC
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CCST Climate Science Translators Showcase
Presented for the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit
Host: Ben Young Landis
September 11, 2018 | San Francisco, California
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AdSciComm: An Exercise in Getting People to Care About Science
Presented for Science Communicators of North Carolina
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
August 30, 2018 | Durham, North Carolina
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2018 Directors Meeting
National Science Foundation Science and Technology Centers
Invited Panelist: Ben Young Landis
August 21-22, 2018 | Berkeley, California
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
May 20, 2018 | Davis, California
Invited Workshop, UC Davis FUTURE Program

2018 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 15-19, 2018 | Austin, Texas
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AdSciComm: An Exercise in Getting People to Care About Science
Presented for Science Talk ’18
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
March 2, 2018 | Portland, Oregon
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CCST California Science Translators Showcase
Presented for the 2018 CCST Science & Technology Week
Host: Ben Young Landis
February 20, 2018 | Sacramento, California
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10th World Conference of Science Journalists
October 25-30, 2017 | San Francisco, California
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Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Kelly Conroy
May 3, 2017 | Sacramento, California
Invited Short Course, NorCal SETAC Annual Meeting

Connecting with Your Audience:
Tools for Effective Science Communication
Presented for the Delta Science Fellows ECL Workshop

Instructor: Ben Young Landis and Kelly Conroy
April 26, 2017 | Sacramento, California
Invited Training, Delta Stewardship Council

2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 16-20, 2017 | Boston, Massachusetts
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Communicating Ciencia:
Adapting to the Changing Faces and Voices of Mass Media
Presented for ScienceWriters2016

Produced by Ben Young Landis and Becky Oskin
October 29, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas
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Blurred Lines: Science, Policy, and Misinformation
A Conversation Dinner for the
Society of Environmental Journalists 26th Annual Conference

Produced by Ben Young Landis
September 23, 2016 | Sacramento, California
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2016 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 11-15, 2016 | Washington, DC
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ScienceWriters2015
October 9-13, 2015 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Career Directions in Science Communication
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Moderator: Ben Young Landis
October 2, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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Getting People to Care About YOU
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
October 2, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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Ecology, Art, and Spirituality: A Conversation Dinner
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Facilitator: Ben Young Landis
October 1, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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Promoting Your Research to the Press
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
October 1, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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Getting People to Care About Science
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
September 30, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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Promoting Your Research Through Duke
Presented for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Instructor: Ben Young Landis
September 30, 2015 | Durham, North Carolina
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