UGA to Convene Oil Spill Conference

ATHENS, Ga.  – Scientists, government officials, community
leaders and journalists will gather at the University of Georgia
this month for a symposium that will examination communication
during the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

The “Building Bridges in Crisis” symposium will begin Jan. 25
and will continue to Jan. 27.

Events will include a roundtable discussion aiming to improve
information flow among stakeholders, a scientific overview of the
impact of the spill and lessons from the media on how they covered
the oil spill.

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