Hunt Willard, director of the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, is among the guest speakers scheduled to address the North Carolina Science Blogging conference on Jan. 20 in Chapel Hill.

Willard will discuss the promotion of science literacy and his own experiences in talking about genome science.

Other speakers will discuss how to illustrate blogs and the experiences of a science blogger.

The event is free and open to the public. However, registration is required.

BlogTogether, a community of bloggers and podcasters in North Carolina, is putting on the event.