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STPF Guide to the 2020 Annual Meeting

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) program looks forward to seeing you at the AAAS Annual Meeting! Here are sessions focused on science in policy, science communication and/or current and alumni STPF fellows.

THURSDAY, February 13

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

Communicating Science Seminar: Engaging with the Media on Science-Society Topics
9:00 – 10:30 AM

 
Science Communication

Communicating Science Seminar: Building Community for Inclusive Public Engagement with Science
11:00 – 12:30 PM

 
Science Policy

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

 
STPF Event

STPF at the AAAS Pavilion
6:30 - 7:30 PM

 

FRIDAY, February 14

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

Science is Political, Not Partisan: Best Practices for Science Policy Advocates
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Mahlet Mesfin
@MahletNMesfin

Ali Nouri
@AliNouriPhD

Science Policy

The Biological Engineering Revolution: Strategies for a Sustainable Scale-up
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Philip Shapira

Science Policy

Science During Crisis: Best Practices, Research Needs, and Policy Priorities
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

 

STPF Event

STPF at the AAAS Pavilion
9:30 - 5:00 PM

 
Science Policy

Gerrymandering and Mathematics: Redistricting the Nation
10:00 – 11:30 AM 

 

Science Policy

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Recommendations from Physics and Astronomy
12:00 - 1:30 PM

Philip Hammer

Science Communication

Responding to Climate Change: Science, Religion, and Cultural Practices
1:30 – 3:00 PM 

 

Science Policy

Citizens, Scientists, and Elections: How Scientists are Engaging in 2020
1:30 – 3:00 PM 

Avital Percher
@AvitalPercher

Anjali Kumar
@anjalikumar6

STPF Event

So You Want to Be an S&T Policy Fellow? Conversations with Current and Alumni Fellows
3:00 – 4:30 PM

Ravenna BC, Sheraton Grand 

 

Science Policy

Evolution of Criminal Justice: How Science and Evidence-Based Policy Interact
3:30 – 5:00 PM 

Trisha Chakraborty
@atrishion

Science Policy

Bringing Scientific Evidence to Meet Local Policy Challenges
3:30 – 5:00 PM 

Rebecca Aicher

Steve Newell

Michael Fernandez

SATURDAY, February 15

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

STPF at the AAAS Pavilion
9:30 - 5:00 PM

 

Science Communication

Boundary Spanning: Environmental Science and Decision-making
1:30 – 3:00 PM

 

Policy & Communication

Navigating Difficult Situations in Public Science Communication
1:30 – 3:00 PM

 

STPF Event

STPF Live in the AAAS Lounge
3:00 – 4:00 PM

 

Careers

Exploring Careers at National Laboratories
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Melanie Roberts

Benn Tannenbaum

Science Policy

How Congress Uses Science and Technology for Policy: Emerging Research
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Karen Akerlof
@KarenAkerlof

Science Policy

Exploring Diverse Avenues to a Career in Science Policy
3:30 – 5:00 PM

 

Science Policy

Congress' Resources for Science and Technology Information
3:30 - 4:00 PM

 
Science Policy

Technology Meets Congress
4:00 - 4:30 PM

 
Science Policy

Bridging Health Science and Policy in Congress
4:30 - 5:00 PM

 
STPF Event

2020 Science Policy Networking Mixer
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Metropolitan Ballroom A, Sheraton Grand

 

SUNDAY, February 16

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

STPF at the AAAS Pavilion
9:30 - 5:00 PM

 

Science Policy

Science Engagement and Advocacy: From Theory to Practice
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Angela Bednarek
@atbednarek

STPF Event

STPF Alumni Meeting
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Capitol Hill, Sheraton Grand

 

Science Policy

Careers in State Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Melanie Roberts

Sarah Vorpahl

Science Policy

The Future of Sustainability Science in the United States
1:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Judit Ungvari-Martin
@jungvari

Science Communication

Social Media and the Transformation of Science Advice
1:30 - 3:00 PM

 

Science Policy

Shaping STEM Policy without Changing Careers: Local Government Opportunities
3:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arti Garg

Nicholas Anthis
@biochemnick

Kendra Zamzow

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