We are now accepting session proposals that fit into our 2018 conference theme of 'On the Edge'. The submission deadline for a proposal is November 3rd 2017. If you are submitting more than one proposal please complete the survey for each submission individually. If you have any questions or difficulties with the survey you can contact us by replying to this email at: program2018@sciencewriters.ca

Proposals can be submitted to the following survey before Nov 3: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SWCCan2018Proposal

On The Edge

with

Science Writers and Communicators of Canada & Simon Fraser University

April 12-14, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dip your toe in the ocean. Climb a mountain. Enjoy the leading edge of springtime in Canada. 

Plus our three areas of focus are all on the edge too! 

British Columbia. Controversial science topics. The future of science writing and communication.

You can log into the member's area of the website at anywhere on our site by clicking the log in button and using your email and password. Once logged in you can access your member profile in the directory and make changes or updates to your profile. And as a member you can access all of our members only services like the membership directory, and subscribe and/or contribute to services like the job opportunity board and the resources forum. You will also receive the occasional direct emails about upcoming events, SWCC awards, and other interesting information. 

If you are a member and would like to tweet for the SWCC just send an email to twitter@sciencewriters.ca

If you are a member and would like to write guest blogs for the SWCC send an email to bloggerboss@sciencewriters.ca

Here is an link that gives you more information about how to utilize the members online services:

 https://help.wildapricot.com/display/DOC/New+member+guide

Don't know your password? Don't like your password? You can reset it by clicking the forgot password button when you log in

If you have any problems or questions contact Janice Benthin, office@sciencewriters.ca or 1-800-795-8595

Upcoming events

    • 12 Apr 2018
    • 14 Apr 2018
    • Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC

    Hold the Date!

    On The Edge

    with

    Science Writers and Communicators of Canada 

    Simon Fraser University

    April 12-14, 2018

    Vancouver, British Columbia


    Dip your toe in the ocean. Climb a mountain. Enjoy the leading edge of springtime in Canada. 

    Plus our three areas of focus are all on the edge too! 

    British Columbia. Controversial science topics. The future of science writing and communication.

Past events

22 Sep 2017 Book Award Presentation Event
20 Sep 2017 Youth Book Awards Presentation
13 Sep 2017 SWCC Annual Conference & Meeting Ottawa 2017
25 Jul 2017 SWCC 2017 Acclaimed Slate: Register Your Vote
03 Apr 2017 CSWA Constitution Vote 2017
19 Dec 2016 3rd ANNUAL TORONTO SCIENCE WRITERS/PRODUCERS YEWL
28 Nov 2016 CSWA Runoff Name Vote
14 Oct 2016 CSWA Name Vote
02 Jun 2016 CSWA Conference & Annual Meeting: Guelph 2016
20 Feb 2016 Improv for Science Communicators
25 Jan 2016 data journalism/journalisme des données, 2016
11 Jan 2016 Science Journalism Award Submission, 2016
11 Jan 2016 Science Communication Award Submission, 2016
15 Dec 2015 2016 Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award Submission
26 Nov 2015 Pub night Ottawa
20 Nov 2015 Pub night: Vancouver
03 Apr 2015 CSWA 2015 Annual Conference, Saskatoon
19 Jan 2015 Science Journalism Award Submission
19 Jan 2015 Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award Submission
19 Jan 2015 Science Communication Award Submission
30 Jul 2014 Science of Beer pub night
26 Jun 2014 CSWA pub night
05 Jun 2014 CSWA 2014 Annual Conference, June 5 - 8
15 Apr 2014 CSWA Board Nominations Open, Deadline April 25
17 Feb 2014 Fast Talker 3 minute thesis competition
01 Feb 2014 Science Journalism Award Submission
01 Feb 2014 Science Communication Award Submission
01 Feb 2014 Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award Submission
06 Jun 2013 CSWA 2013 Annual Conference, June 6-9
28 Jan 2013 Understanding Medical Journal Articles & Medical Statistics - Webinar
02 Jun 2012 CSWA 2012 Annual Conference, June 2-5
30 Sep 2011 Coffee with Chris Hadfield
09 Jun 2011 CSWA 2011 Annual Conference, June 9-13