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WTD Australia event recording -- 'Remote discussion: Techcomm in the times of pandemic'

by Tom Johnson on May 31, 2020
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I recently co-presented in a WTD Australia event titled Techcomm in the times of pandemic on May 28, 2020. The other presenter was professor Kirk St. Amant. A recording is available below.

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Event description

You can read the event description here: Remote discussion: Techcomm in the times of pandemic

Tom recently put out a survey

Kirk published an article about the tech comm facets of the pandemic that health communicators have been working in or against

What we chatted about

We talked about two main topics, primarily. First, the results of the pandemic survey. (I also recently posted thoughts about this here: Results of Pandemic Impact on Tech Comm survey.)

Second, we discussed the pandemic from the health tech comm perspective, specifically looking at information in some essays Kirk has written on this topic:

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Tom Johnson

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