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2018 AAAS Annual Meeting: Communicating With Policymakers

, Austin, TX

Nearly every major issue facing society has science at its core, including economic productivity, healthcare, and climate change. Science and scientists can play an important role in informing decision-making on these issues. This workshop on Communicating With Policymakers on Sat., Feb. 17, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, offers an overview of the science policy landscape, strategies for effectively engaging policymakers, and the role of science in the policy process.

The workshop is based on the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology’s Communicating Science Workshops which have trained more than 5,000 people at universities, meetings, and government agencies worldwide since 2008.