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January 17, 2012, 4:37 pm

What I hope to get out of ScienceOnline2012

Tomorrow I’m heading to Raleigh, NC for the ScienceOnline conference – or “unconference,” I should say. I’ve never been to anything like this before and I’m not entirely sure what to expect. I also don’t really fit neatly into any of the categories that describe most of the people attending: while I am a research scientist, I am also the PR person for my center. I am not a science blogger per se – this blog here certainly isn’t about science – but I do maintain the center’s blog and solicit and edit science posts for the center’s blog.

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I'm shy!

I also don’t know very many people who are attending personally. While the explosions of joy over the impending meeting over on Twitter (see #scio12) are cute [e.g. "OMG I'm so excited to see you all again"], it’s actually pretty intimidating. I’m kind of shy,…

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