In parallel with the ASEAN Scientific and Technology Week in Bogor, Indonesia, SUSTAIN EU-ASEAN is organizing several events, including the project Cluster Meetings and the first media training workshop, scheduled for the 21st of August.
The media workshop aims to help scientists and researchers to increase their impact outside the academic world by learning how to inform and influence policy makers and media representatives.
Through various practical exercises, the workshop will enhance participants’ written communication and presentation skills, as well as mastering the visual aspects of communicating with audiences through body language and posture.
The specific objectives of the training are to:
Analyze the objectives and priorities of the media;
Define a storyline and create persuasive and innovative messages;
Improve skills in presenting to large audiences;
Gain control of interviews with journalists using effective verbal skills;
Manage energy and project confidence in interviews with journalists.
Read more in the Draft agenda below.