19 Feb

Science Diplomacy Education Network at the AAAS Annual Meeting

19 Feb 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fairfax A, Sheraton Boston Hotel

With science and technology (S&T), its practice and products, becoming increasingly important to and in international relations and diplomacy, the capacity to understand science diplomacy is necessary for both the scientific and the international relations communities. This event will highlight institutional and student-driven approaches to science diplomacy education at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. Participants will share experiences and best practices with key stakeholders and communities of research and practice and contribute ideas towards developing a science diplomacy education network in the United States and globally.

Agenda 

10:00 

Welcome Remarks

 

Tom C. Wang
Chief International Officer
Director, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy

10:05

Opening Addresses

 

Vaughan Turekian
S&T Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State
 
William Moomaw
Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

10:30

Faculty Panel

 
Paul Berkman
Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 
 
Melody Brown Burkins
Associate Director, Programs and Research, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Darmouth College                       
 
Atsushi Sunami
Special Advisor, Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, and Vice President and Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
 
Charles Weiss
Distinguished Professor (retired), Science, Technology and International Affairs, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Visiting Scholar, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy
Moderator: 
Marga Gual Soler
Project Director, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy

11:10

Student Panel

 
 
Jean-Christophe Mauduit
Co-Founder, The Fletcher Science Diplomacy Club
 
Dennis Schroeder
Organizer, Science + Innovation Diplomacy Symposium at Harvard Kennedy School
 
Enrique Lin Shiao
Founder, Penn Science Diplomacy Group at the University of Pennsylvania
 
Maryam Zaringhalam
Graduate student, The Hurford Science Diplomacy Initiative at The Rockefeller University
 
Moderator:

Marga Gual Soler
Project Director, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy

11:50

Audience Q&A

12:00

Session End