#RSBacteriology

The is a bacteriology conference in London right now that is being live tweeted. It's like I'm really there!

Jan 28, 2016
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Just to let you know that there is a bacteriology conference going on in London right now.

https://royalsociety.org/events/2016/01/new-bacter...

For you Tweeters, the conference hashtag is #RSBacteriology.

For all of you non-tweeters, you can check out what people are saying about the conference live here (without even having to register):

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RSBacteriology&src=typd&lang=en

I thought this would be a good opportunity to see how live tweeting works at conferences that is relevant to us. I'm finding the discussion really interesting.

Ben Libberton

Science Communicator, Freelance

I'm a freelance science communicator, formerly a Postdoc in the biofilm field. I'm interested in how bacteria cause disease and look to technology to produce novel tools to study and ultimately prevent infection.

3 Comments

Martin Delahunty over 3 years ago

Ben - it would be good to get some feedback from this meeting.

Ben Libberton over 3 years ago

Hi Martin. Yes, sure, I can give my impressions of the meeting but unfortunately I wasn't there. I was attending through the medium of Twitter. I just published a post in the Nature Microbiology forum about Live Tweeting conferences. https://naturemicrobiologycommunity.nature.com/users/7272-ben-libberton/posts/4649-now-that-s-how-you-live-tweet-a-conference

Ben Libberton over 3 years ago

Done! Here is my update:

https://npjbiofilmscommunity.nature.com/users/7272-ben-libberton/posts/4740-rsbacteriology-thoughts-on-a-conference-that-i-didn-t-attend