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Forum on Science & Technology Policy


The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is a conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and academic communities. Since 1976, it has been the place where insiders go to learn what is happening around policy issues that affect researchers and their institutions. The Forum gives attendees exclusive access to participate in discussions with some of the nation’s top experts and decision-makers on the most important public policy issues.

Join AAAS for the 2022 Forum on Science & Technology Policy!

The  47th annual AAAS Science & Technology Policy Forum will gather in person and virtually October 25-26, 2022.

View the agenda to see the incredible lineup of speakers discuss this year’s themes:

Day 1 — Science and Data in Public Policy: New Paradigms for Decision Making In a Polarized Nation

Day 2 — K-12 STEM Education and the Future of the STEM Workforce

The Forum is a public meeting in the U.S. Register now and contribute to valuable peer exchanges that will make a difference in science and technology policy. Deadline to register is October 21.


2020 Forum on Science & Technology Policy

2019 Forum on Science & Technology Policy

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