The 2013 KBS LTER annual All Scientist Meeting was held at the Kellogg Conference Center at MSU main campus in East Lansing on April 4 and 5, 2013. The focus of the meeting was Science Communication. The keynote address was given by Arthur Lupia from the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
Overviews and highlights of KBS LTER research were given by key faculty and staff of the KBS LTER.
Breakout working group sessions were hosted by communication advisors who helped the audience to brainstorm creative and effective ways to communicate their science to various stakeholder groups:
Dave Poulson, Director, MSU Knight Center for Environmental Journalism: Interested citizens
Beth Stuever, Team Leader, MSU Agriculture & Natural Resources Communication, and
Nicole Heslip, Agri-News Reporter, Michigan Farm Radio Network: Agricultural community
Hugh McDiarmid Jr., Communications Director, Michigan Environmental Council: Environmental groups
Michael Kovacic, Director of Stakeholder Relations, MSU College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, and
Jeffrey Cobb, Chief of Staff for Michigan Senate Majority Floor Leader Arlan Meekhof.
Meeting held on: 2013-04-04