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Social Media for Scientists: Extending Your Digital Footprint Webinar

February 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


A fun, fast-paced workshop for scientists, science communication practitioners and researchers that provides actionable tips to improve your social media skills and reach.

  • What to know in 2020 about Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Avoid common mistakes experts make using social media
  • How to use social to listen in addition to broadcasting

February 12, 2020
3:30-5:00pm ET

This webinar is free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Kavli Foundation.


Sree Sreenivasan is the inaugural Marshall R. Loeb Visiting Professor of Digital Innovation at Stony Brook University School of Journalism, named for the legendary editor of Fortune magazine. He has been Chief Digital Officer of major institutions in multiple industries: City of New York (working at City Hall); Columbia University (working on the future of education); and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (leading an award-winning 70-person team that helped keep the 150-year-old institution relevant in the smartphone age). Before joining the Met, he spent 20 years as a full-time professor at Columbia Journalism School, running the digital media department and serving as an associate dean for a dozen-plus years. He was named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2015; the world’s most influential Chief Digital Officer by CDO Club in 2016; and one of Poynter’s 35 most influential people in social media in 2010. He is a contributor to CNBC’s “Squawk Alley,” appearing monthly to talk tech. He believes that scientists and other experts can benefit greatly from better use of social media for communicating science.

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