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Going to the AAAS Annual Meeting? Here’s Where to Find Everything Science Policy

SPTF and STPF fellows will be involved with multiple sessions

2020 annual meeting


Thousands of scientists, journalists and policymakers will gather again for the flagship Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); this year’s theme is “Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth.” The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) program and many STPF current and alumni fellows will be present and presenting en force at the meeting to be held in Seattle on February 13-16.

In addition to the sessions and events below that are hosted by STPF, STPF fellows will be presenting at or organizing many other sessions at the meeting. Find them all in this year’s STPF Guide to the Annual Meeting.

So You Want to Be an S&T Policy Fellow? Conversations with Current and Alumni Fellows
Friday, February 14; 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ravenna BC, Sheraton Grand 

Ever wonder what it takes to be an S&T Policy Fellow and what they do? Join this conversation to discuss what makes a compelling application and how to be prepared for the next application season. The session will focus on the nuts and bolts of eligibility, application components, interview process, and review criteria.

2020 Science Policy Networking Mixer
Saturday, February 15; 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Metropolitan Ballroom A, Sheraton Grand

Join STPF for an evening of reflection and networking with AAAS S&T Policy Fellows and others interested in the intersection of science and policy. [Advance registration is now closed. Tickets will be available at the AAAS Pavilion in the expo hall of the Annual Meeting.]

STPF Alumni Meeting
Sunday, February 16; 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Capitol Hill, Sheraton Grand

AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships alumni fellows are invited to join a special gathering to discuss opportunities for continued policy engagement.


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