The World Federation of Science Journalists hosted World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) in San Francisco, USA from October 26-30 2017. The federation has 9,000 members with a diverse group of journalists specializing in science, health, and technology.

Organized first time in the U.S., the WCSJ 2017 was the result of a collaboration among the World Federation of Science Journalists, the National Association of Science Writer (NASW), and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW). In addition, University of California, San Francisco and UC Berkeley were host universities.