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STPF Guide to the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) program looks forward to seeing you at the AAAS Annual Meeting – this year in our own backyard, Washington! Here’s a handy guide to sessions focused on science in policy, science communication and/or that feature or are organized by STPF fellows (current and alumni).

THURSDAY, February 14

Type Title, Time, Location Fellow(s)
Science Communication

Seminar: Connecting Science and Policy: Opportunities for Dialogue with Policymakers
9:00 – 10:30 AM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

N/A
Science Communication

Seminar: Strategies for Sustaining Public Engagement in a Research Career
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

N/A
Science Communication

Seminar: Building Engagement Capacity on Campus and in Communities Networking Fair
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

N/A
Science Policy

Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) Town Hall
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

N/A

FRIDAY, February 15

Type Title, Time, Location Fellow(s)
Fellow Session

Global Neuroscience: Accelerating Brain Science Discovery
8:00 – 9:30 AM

Marriott – Maryland Suite

Stephanie Albin
2015-17 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation
Science Policy

Science Informing Policy: Responsible Decision Making
8:00 – 9:30 AM

Marriott – Washington 6

Angela Bednarek
2004-06 Executive Branch Fellow
U.S. Department of State
Fellow Session

How People Learn: A New Look
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Marriott – Delaware Suite

Zewe Serpell
2017-18 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by American Educational Research Association
U.S. House

Fellow Session

Neurobiological and Public Health Perspectives on Early Life Adversity
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Marriott – Maryland Suite

Rachel I. Anderson
2018-19 Executive Branch Fellow
National Institutes of Health

2017-18 Executive Branch Fellow
National Institute of Justice

Science Policy Special Session with Kelvin Droegemeier - White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Marriott – Salon 2

N/A
Science Policy

Policymakers and Communicating Science: Opportunities and Best Practices
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom North

Karen Akerlof
2016-17 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by American Geophysical Union
U.S. Senate
Fellow Session

Engagement and the All of Us Research Program: Meeting People Where They Are
4:10 – 4:20 PM

Marriot Flash Talk Stage

Rubin Baskir
2017-19 Executive Branch Fellow
National Institutes of Health
Fellow Session

Daily Wrap-up with STPF Fellows
~7:00 – 7:30 PM

STPF page on Facebook

2018-19 Executive Branch Fellows:
  Trisha Chakraborty
   National Institute of Justice
  Courtney Coombes
  National Institutes of Health
  Allyson Kennedy
  National Science Foundation
  Loren LaPointe
  Department of Agriculture

SATURDAY, February 16

Type Title, Time, Location Fellow(s)
Fellow Session

Environmental and Textile Scientists Combating Microplastic Pollution
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Marriott – Delaware Suite

Margaret Murphy
2015-17 Executive Branch Fellow
Environmental Protection Agency

Judith Weis
1983-84 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by American Society of Zoologists
U.S. Senate

STPF Event

AAAS Lounge: Science and Technology Policy Fellowship
1:30 – 3:00 PM

Marriott – Expo: AAAS Lounge

Organized by STPF Staff
Fellow Session

Building Global Relationships through Defense Diplomacy and Scientific Cooperation
1:30 – 3:00 PM

Marriott – Washington 3

Esha Mathew
2017-19 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense
Fellow Session

The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Advancing Science, Informing Decisions
1:30 – 3:00 PM

Marriott – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom North

Keely Maxwell
2012-14 Executive Branch Fellow
Environmental Protection Agency

David Reidmiller
2011-12 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of State

2010-11 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by American Meteorological Society
U.S. Senate

Fellow Session

Applied Systems Analysis: Bridging East and West
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Marriott – Wilson

Margaret Collins
1992-93 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by Geological Society of America
U.S. Senate
Fellow Session

Attract Recruiters and Jump-start Networking with an All Star LinkedIn Profile
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Marriott – Lincoln 3

Josh Henkin
2004-06 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense
Fellow Session

Daily Wrap-up with STPF Fellows
~7:00 – 7:30 PM

STPF page on Facebook

2018-19 Executive Branch Fellows:
  Trisha Chakraborty
   National Institute of Justice
  Justin Li
  Department of Homeland Security
  Andrew Hastings
  National Institutes of Health
  Loren LaPointe
  Department of Agriculture
STPF Event

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships and COSEPP Reception
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Omni Shoreham Hotel – Empire Ballroom

Organized by STPF Staff

SUNDAY, February 17

Type Title, Time, Location Fellow(s)
STPF Event

Influencing Policy: Opportunities for Scientists and Engineers
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Marriott – Lincoln 2

Ashley Huderson
2015-17 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation

Christie Canaria
2013-14 Executive Branch Fellow
National Institutes of Health

Christopher Spitzer
2011-13 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of State

2010-11 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by American Institute of Physics
U.S. Senate

Jennifer Pearl
STPF Director
2002-03 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation

Fellow Session

The Global Entrepreneur: How to Harness International Innovation
10:00 - 11:30 AM

Marriott – Lincoln 3

Dominique Carter
2017-19 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation

Ololade Fatunmbi
2017-18 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation

Catharine Young
2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense

Fellow Session Sci-Mic: Beltway Science Podcast
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Marriott – Expo: Sci-Mic Stage
Sujata Emani
2018-19 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Energy

Ben Isaacoff
2018-19 Legislative Branch Fellow sponsored by Optical Society & Int'l Society for Optical Engineering
U.S. Senate

Asa Rubin
2018-19 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense

Laura Van Berkel
2018-19 Executive Branch Fellow
National Science Foundation

Ben Zalisko
2018-19 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense

Fellow Session

Overcoming the STEM-Policy Divide with Fellowships in State Governments
1:30 – 3:00 PM

Marriott – Lincoln 2

Katherine Himes
2011-15 Executive Branch Fellow
U.S. Agency for International Development

Jonathan Kaye
2005-07 Executive Branch Fellow
Environmental Protection Agency

STPF Event

STPF Alumni Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Omni Shoreham Hotel – Congressional A

Organized by STPF Staff and Alumni Engagement Working Group
Fellow Session

Applying Negotiation Tools to Improve Communication and Address Conflict
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Marriott – Lincoln 2

Josh Henkin
2004-06 Executive Branch Fellow
Department of Defense
Fellow Session

Daily Wrap-up with STPF Fellows
~7:00 – 7:30 PM

STPF page on Facebook

2018-19 Executive Branch Fellows:
  Trisha Chakraborty
   National Institute of Justice
  Travis Kent
  National Institutes of Health
  Chris Yarosh
  U.S. Department of Defense

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