** IMPORTANT NOTE **: You need to register at the link below. RSVPing on the Hacks/Hackers site does not register you. Also note this is not free; details on charges are below.
Register at (deadline noon, Friday, Jan 24):
6 pm - 8:30 pm -- Panel presentation and discussion, followed by reception to meet and chat with editors
A panel of featured editors opens the event. A reception follows, where writers, panelists and more editors can mingle and talk shop. The evening aims to foster new connections between editors and writers covering science, medicine and related areas.
Scott Armstrong, The Christian Science Monitor
David Corcoran, New York Times
Tim De Chant, Nova Online
Mark Fiscetti, Scientific American
Gideon Gil, Boston Globe
Susannah Locke, Popular Science
Michael Reilly, New Scientist
Panel moderator: Carey Goldberg, WBUR CommonHealth
Registration deadline: Noon, Friday, 24 January 2014
$15 for NESW members
$15 for editors seeking writers
$25 for nonmember guests
Location: The Northeastern University Visitors Center is easy to reach near the main campus entrance -- a half block from the "E" Green Line Northeastern subway and two blocks from the Ruggles station (commuter rail and orange line service). Detailed directions for driving and public transportation, as well as free parking permits, will be sent in the registration confirmation email.
Organized by Noelle Swan, Angela Herring, Deborah Halber, and Carol Cruzan Morton.
Thanks to Northeastern University for hosting the event and reception.