Communicating Science to Policy-Makers

Communicating Science
Thursday, February 14, 2013: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Ballroom A (Hynes Convention Center)
How can scientists and engineers help shape science policy? Is this task becoming increasingly complicated in the current political climate? This session will encompass an overview on the basics of government relations in support of the scientific enterprise, including do’s and don’ts, tips about timing, working individually or with organizations, and how to deal with “pushback.”
Cornelia Dean, The New York Times
Dennis Meredith, Science Communication Consultant
Chad English, Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea (COMPASS)
Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan
Communicating Science in Politicized Environments
Bina Venkataraman, Broad Institute of Harvard
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