16 Feb

Applying Science for Society: Opportunities at the Intersection of Science and Policy

This session explores opportunities for scientists and engineers to apply their science and technology broadly and contribute to the policymaking processes, identify transferable skills that can be developed and applied to a successful career in science policy, and discuss the rewards of civic engagement. This session will delve into opportunities to contribute scientific and technological leadership and innovation to effect and implement evidence-based policy and initiatives that serve society. It underscores the influence of science on the policymaking process and the impacts of policymaking on the scientific enterprise as well as providing strategies and resources to learn more about and engage in policy across career stages.

Presenters:

Heather Case, American Veterinary Medical AssociationVern Long, U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentJeffrey Margolis, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition

Heather Case, American Veterinary Medical Association
Vern Long, U.S. Agency for International Development
Jeffrey Margolis, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition

Coordinator: Salaeha Shariff, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Co-coordinator: Cynthia R. Robinson, American Association for the Advancement of Science

You must be registered to attend the AM session of the Annual Meeting.

16 Feb 2014 through 16 Feb 2014
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom F Chicago, IL