The opening ceremony, plenaries and closing event were webcasted live. The list of the webstreamed events is below (click the session for a recording).
Monday 24 June
Tuesday 25 June
Plenary talk by
A fact-based world view – people, money & energy
What about ethics?
- Juha Kere, Professor of Molecular Genetics at Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet
- Deborah Blum, Professor of Science Journalism at the online casinos University of Wisconsin-Madison and Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist
- Ulla Järvi, PhD, medicine and health journalist
Moderator: Satu Lipponen
Critical questioning in the sphere – the role of science journalism
- Pallava Bagla (India), science editor, New Delhi Television, science correspondent, Science
- Veronique Morin (Canada), science journalist in broadcast and print magazines
- Mohammed Yahia (Egypt), editor, Nature Middle East
- Lucy Calderon (Guatemala), science journalist
Moderator: Pallab Ghosh (UK), science correspondent, BBC News
Wednesday 26 June
The poisoner’s guide to life (and communicating chemistry)
- Alok Jha is a science correspondent at the Guardian newspaper.
- Betsy Mason is science editor for Wired.com
- Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer.
- Bora Zivkovic, blogs editor at Scientific American
Moderator: Lynne Smit
Core Skills for Science Journalism: Reflections from Across Cultures
- Philip J. Hilts (USA), director, Knight Science Journalism Fellowships, MIT
- Wendy Yared (Belgium), director, Association of European Cancer Leagues
- Jean-Marc Fleury (Canada), executive director, World Federation of Science Journalists
Nick Perkins (UK), director, SciDev.Net &
Teuvo Peltoniemi (Finland), editor-in-chief, Sosiomedia
Thursday 27 June
Mental preparation for a vulnerable world
Climate Change – a very hot topic
- Cherelle Jackson (Samoa), Editor, Pacific Environment Weekly, independent news blogger
- Anne Glover (Belgium), professor, chief scientific adviser to the president of the European Commission
- Janne I. Hukkinen (Finland), professor of environmental policy, University of Helsinki
Raili Leino (Finland), Journalist, Tekniikka&Talous
Susannah Eliott (Australia), CEO, Australian Science Media Center
- Peter C. Evans, GE, PhD, Director, Global Strategy and Analytics
- Ivan Oransky, MD, Executive Editor, Reuters Health
- Connie St Louis, the President of the Association of British Science Writers
Jari Mäkinen, FASEJ
Reetta Kettunen, FASEJ
During this plenary the organisers from World Federation of Science Journalists and Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists presentented analysis from the conference days. Satu Lipponen, president of the conference and the FASEJ summed up main themes.
After this, Vesa Niinikangas, president of the WFSJ, announced the next World Conference place.