This Capitol Hill lunch briefing, hosted by the Dana Foundation and the AAAS Office of Government Relations, offers an analysis of early brain development in infants and small children and the implications for education policy. Speakers include U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah (D-Pennsylvania); James Griffin, deputy chief of the Child Development and Behavior Branch and director of the Early Learning and School Readiness Program, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; and Martha Farah, director of the Center for Neuroscience and Society, University of Pennsylvania. The discussion will be moderated by Alan I. Leshner, the AAAS CEO and executive publisher of Science. Visit the event's Web page to RSVP for the briefing.
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET
Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.