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Science Diplomacy Education Network at the AAAS Annual Meeting

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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.



Welcome Remarks


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


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


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
Marga Gual Soler
Project Director, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy


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
Marga Gual Soler
Project Director, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy


Audience Q&A


Session End