Conference Agenda

8:30 AM – 8:45 AMWelcome and announcements: Grace Ostera, Conference Co-Chair
8:45 AM – 9:45 AMKeynote Address: Science Journalism: Separating Fact from Fiction During a Public Health Emergency
Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, Senior Vice President, USF Health Dean, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMEthical Issues in Scientific Writing and Editing
Cindy Clark, MSLC, WordPower Pros, LLC
11:15 AM – 12:15 PMTips and Tools for Communicating Risk and Evidence in Clinical Trials
Dr. Alexandra Freeman, Executive Director, Winton Centre for Risk & Evidence Communication, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University
12:30 PM – 1:30 PMBreak
1:30 PM – 1:50 PMRemarks from AMWA-MAC President Judith M. Orvos, ELS
Track 1: 10 Tips for an Effective Medical Writer or Editor Resume, Carla D. Bass, author of Write to Influence!
Track 2: Legal Essentials for Medical Writers and Editors, Elizabeth Briones, Esq., Business Litigation Associate, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
3:00 PM – 4:00 PMRoundtable Sessions – Stay tuned! TBD
4:15 PM – 5:00 PMNetworking Happy Hour