World Federation of Science Journalists

World Knowledge Dialogue symposium

World Knowledge Dialogue symposium
10-13 September 2008
Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Media Programme

Free access to the symposium will be accorded to all holders of a valid press card.

In addition, accredited journalists may apply to benefit from preferential attendance conditions —reimbursement of travel costs (overseas, up to 1’000 CHF, Europe, up to 500CHF) and cost of accommodation in a *** hotel).

N.B all journalists are responsible for reserving their own accommodation through the affiliated accommodation programme. Only journalists qualifying for preferential attendance conditions will be reimbursed.

Journalists wishing to be considered for selection must submit an application dossier containing:

  • Recent examples of press articles (written, audio, visual) citing publication details (date, diffusion media, etc);
  • A "letter of motivation" (one page maximum) describing what aspect of the symposium is of particular interest to the candidate (eg. WKD organisational approach, transdisciplinarity, specific theme or speaker in WKD 2008);
  • A brief description of the nature of the press coverage proposed.