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STPF Guide to the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting

For more information about the events below, contact Salaeha Shariff. For more information about the Annual Meeting including event registration, visit the Annual Meeting website.

 

Thursday, February 11

 

Policy Session: Scientists Engaging in Policy
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Marshall Ballroom North (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Communication Session: Using Visuals for Science Communication
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Marshall Ballroom North (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Friday, February 12

 

STPF Exhibit in AAAS Pavilion
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn about the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships!

 

Fellow Session: Federal Science and the Public Good: U.S. Agency Science-Based Decision-Making
8:00-9:30 a.m.
Francesca T. Grifo, 1990-91 Executive Branch Fellow
Coolidge (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Engaging LGBT Scientists in the U.S. and Abroad
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Arthur Fitzmaurice, 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow
Gregory Mack, 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow
Wilson C (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Communication Session: A Taste of Science Communication: Sample Menus of Public Engagement Tips and Tools
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Communication Session: Going Public: How Science Communicators Can Break Through the Noise
1:00-2:30 p.m.          
Hoover (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Policy Session: Science Policy in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election: Candidates’ Visions for Science
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Marshall Ballroom East (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Childhood Stunting: Policy Solutions to Address a Global Burden with Long-Term Impacts
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Sharon Bergquist, 2012-14 Executive Branch & 2014-16 Global Health Fellow
Marriott Balcony B (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: The National Park System: A National Scientific Asset
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Patrick Gonzalez, 1998-2000 Executive Branch Felllow
Wilson B (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Saturday, February 13

 

STPF Exhibit in AAAS Pavilion
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn about the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships!

 

Family Science Days: Day 1
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Fellow Session: Sustainable Development Goals: Paths Forward
8:00-9:30 a.m.
Margaret Collins, 1992-93 GSA Congressional Fellow
Rosina Bierbaum, OTA 1980-81 Congressional Fellow
Hoover (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Bringing Your Whole LGBTQIQ Self to Work and School
9:15 AM-10:15 AM
Arthur G Fitzmaurice, 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Precision Medicine and Bioethics
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Kathy Hudson, 1989-90 ASM Congressional Fellow; 1990-91 OTA Congressional Fellow
Marshall Ballroom North (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Public Engagement: A Global Village of Public Engagement in Science
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Hoover (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: A War on Science? Vaccines, Climate Change, GMOs, and the Role of Science
Mark A. Largent, 2011-12 Executive Branch Fellow
Marriott Balcony B (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Food, Water, Energy, and the American Indian Farmer
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Maureen McCarthy, 1997-98 Executive Branch Fellow
Wilson A (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Precision Medicine, Global Reach: Health Solutions From the Big Data Revolution
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Kristen T. Honey, 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow
DJ Patil, 2004-05 Executive Branch Fellow
Marshall Ballroom North (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Promoting Global Science, Technology, and Innovation Entrepreneurship: Best Practices
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Sarah Staton, 2014-16 Executive Branch Fellow
Sarah Klucking, 2006-08 Executive Branch Fellow
Jonathan Margolis, 1991-92 Executive Branch Fellow
Coolidge (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Statecraft and Scalpel: Regional and Global Health Diplomacy
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Vaughan Turekian, 2002-04 Executive Branch Fellow
Hoover (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Policy Session: Working with Congress: Communicating in Difficult Fiscal Times
2:15-3:15 p.m.
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Global Science to Protect Our Global Farm
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Stephanie Pearl, 2015-16 Executive Branch Fellow
Marriott Malcony B (Mariott Wardman Park)

 

Science Policy Mixer
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Join us at the 2016 Science Policy Mixer! Network with COSEPP members, current and alumni S&T Policy Fellows, and others engaged at the intersection of science and policy, and learn about the activities of the AAAS Center for Science, Policy and Society Programs.
RSVP Required.
Empire Ballroom (Omni Shoreham Hotel)

 

Sunday, February 14

 

STPF Exhibit in AAAS Pavilion
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn about the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships!

 

Family Science Days: Day 2
11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

STPF Career Panel: Opportunities at the Intersection of Science & Policy
9:15-10:15 a.m.
Tell your friends! STPF will host an informational session, Applying Science for Society. Invite friends and colleagues who are interested in the program to attend and hear from alumni fellows about their fellowships and post-fellowship career paths.

Featuring:
Cynthia R. Robinson, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships 
Franklin Carrero-Martinez, 2012-13 Roger Revelle Fellow, U.S. Department of State, 2013-14 Executive Branch Fellow, U.S. Department of State
Kate Stoll, 2011-13 Executive Branch Fellow, NSF, 2013-14 AAAS/ACS Congressional Fellow, House Energy and Commerce Committee
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Public Engagement: What Scientists Think About Public Engagement: New Data, Insights, and Directions
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Marshall Ballroom East (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Communication Session: Effective Science Communication Strategies: Overcoming Your Expert Blind Spot
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Meeting Global Climate Goals with Energy Education
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Matthew Garcia, 2011-13 Executive Branch Fellow
David Blockstein, 1987-88 AIBS Congressional Fellow
Wilson A (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Integrating Science into Policymaking: What Works and Why
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Daniel Sarewitz, 1989-90 GSA Congressional Fellow
Wilson C (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: Using Biodiversity Science for Conservation and Development
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Eva Garen, 2010-11 Executive Branch Fellow
Harding (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Fellow Session: The Global Energy Landscape: 2050 and Beyond
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Subhashree Mishra, 2014-16 Executive Branch Fellow
David Rench McCauley, 2014-16 Executive Branch Fellow
Abigail Watrous, 2012-13 Congressional Fellow
Wilson A (Marriott Wardman Park)

 

Public Engagement: Science in Unexpected Places: Innovative Ways to Engage the Public
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Wilson B (Marriott Wardman Park)

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