Explore Climate Conversations Online
3-Hour Alda Center Workshop
Designed for up to 20 participants
During the live, online workshop, participants will learn to recognize their audiences'
perspectives and adapt their messages respectfully and empathically, to help build
trust and mutual understanding.
This highly interactive and experiential program will empower scientists, researchers,
climate justice advocates and policymakers to engage effectively with other scientists,
government officials, members of the media, students and the public. Participants
will leave with necessary and effective tools and strategies to meet their communication
goals and build trust with others.
Together, we can work to adapt to the most pressing problem facing our society and
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A Unique Approach to Communication Training
The hallmark of the Alda Center's program is the Alda Method. Its combination of improvisational
theater exercises and message-design strategies creates an experience that can shift
scientists' focus away from technical details and jargon. Instead, the Alda Method
helps researchers recognize pieces of their audiences' world views, and find ways
to fit their work into a broader context. Doing so builds trust and long-lasting understanding,
which in turn reveals the wonder and necessity of science and research.
Program participants should expect a fully immersive experience. Movement, laughter,
and engaging conversations with peers and Alda-certified instructors are fundamental
parts of the workshop.
18,000 people have learned to build trust and create engagement
Through Alda Center professional development workshops, thousands have adopted strategies
to foster mutual trust, empower authentic interpersonal connections, and invite others
to share in the wonder and joy of science.