Call for Entries: Thriving Earth Exchange Story Slam [American Geophysical Union]

Due Date: 30.9 2018. Thriving Earth Exchange advances community solutions by connecting scientists, community leaders, and sponsors to solve local challenges related to natural resources, climate change and natural hazards. Scientists, community leaders, and boundary-spanners engaged in community science are invited to apply to share their community science story at the Thriving Earth Exchange reception in Washington, DC on Wednesday, 11 December 2018.


  • Specialized coaching to craft and develop a 3-minute story during a Storyteller Bootcamp (8-9 December 2018)
  • Travel to and from Washington, DC to participate in the Bootcamp and Reception
  • Five (5) nights complimentary lodging near the Washington, DC convention center
  • Breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday, December 8 and 9.

Open to individuals interested in sharing their personal experiences, ideas, motivations, successes and lessons learned with fellow community science enthusiasts at the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. There will be no judging of speakers or prizes awarded. The goal is to share stories, build awareness, and increase engagement in community science.

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