First International Gravitational Waves Outreach Group Meeting

Europe/Madrid
Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia

Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia

Description
The organisers are committed to making this meeting productive and enjoyable for everyone involved. Be professional and respectful. Allow everyone the chance to speak. Step Up, Step Back: Be mindful of taking up much more space than others. On the same note, empower yourself to speak up when others are dominating the conversation.
    • 10:00 10:30
      Welcome coffee break 30m
    • 10:30 11:15
      Introduction
      • 10:30
        Welcome and meeting information 10m
        Speaker: Dr Isabel Cordero
      • 10:40
        Why are we here today? 15m
        Speaker: Nicolas Arnaud
      • 10:55
        Overview of gravitational-wave outreach 20m
        Speakers: David Blair, Martin Hendry
    • 11:15 12:00
      The IPPOG Collaboration 45m

      IPPOG: the International Particle Physics Outreach Group

      Speaker: Dr Steve Goldfarb (IPPOG co-chair)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Breakout sessions: Organizing breakout sessions

      See morning session for the list of groups and conveners

    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch (on your own) 1h
    • 13:30 14:30
      Breakout sessions: Breakout sessions (1/2)

      See morning session for the list of groups and conveners

      • 13:30
        Communication 1h Auditorium ()

        Auditorium

        Masterclasses
        Social media
        Talk to a scientist
        Visits and virtual visits
        Websites

        Speakers: Dr David Keitel, Dr Ryan Lang
      • 13:30
        Formal education & evaluation 1h Hort de Tramoieres ()

        Hort de Tramoieres

        Primary, middle and high schools

        Speakers: Magdalena Kersting, William Katzman
      • 13:30
        Outreach to under-represented groups 1h Seminar ()

        Seminar

        Speakers: Jeff Hazboun, Livia Conti
    • 14:30 15:30
      Breakout sessions: Breakout sessions (2/2)

      See morning session for the list of groups and conveners

      • 14:30
        Art and science, science festivals 1h Seminar ()

        Seminar

        Speakers: Dr Isabel Cordero, Joey Shapiro Key, Paul Baker
      • 14:30
        Multi-messenger astronomy outreach collaborations 1h Hort de Tramoieres ()

        Hort de Tramoieres

        Speakers: Dr Chris North, Zsuzsa Marka
      • 14:30
        Organization structure for IGOG 1h Auditorium ()

        Auditorium

        Funding
        Mailing list(s)
        Meetings: telecons and in-person
        Membership
        Name
        Structure

        Speakers: Nicolas Arnaud, Dr Steve Goldfarb (IPPOG co-chair)
    • 15:30 16:15
      Share out from breakout sessions and discussion 45m
    • 16:15 16:45
      Coffee break 30m
    • 16:45 17:45
      Consensus on a path forward 1h

      IGOG Path Forward
      Form working groups
      Communication
      Formal education and evaluation
      Outreach to underrepresented and underserved groups
      Art & science, science festivals, and informal education
      Organizational structure
      Multi-Messenger Astronomy

      Set up email lists
      IGOG email list
      Working group email lists

      Survey to IGOG members
      Current activities and projects
      Resources
      Current and potential EPO collaborations

      Recommendations to GWIC
      EPO sessions, activities, and training at science meetings

      Next meeting
      Thursday, January 16 approx noon Pacific

    • 17:40 18:00
      Conclusions & Adjourn 20m