Applying Science for Society: Opportunities at the Intersection of Science and Policy

Sunday, 16 February 2014: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom F (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
This session explores opportunities for scientists and engineers to apply their science and technology broadly and contribute to the policymaking processes, identify transferable skills that can be developed and applied to a successful career in science policy, and discuss the rewards of civic engagement. This session will delve into opportunities to contribute scientific and technological leadership and innovation to effect and implement evidence-based policy and initiatives that serve society. It underscores the influence of science on the policymaking process and the impacts of policymaking on the scientific enterprise as well as providing strategies and resources to learn more about and engage in policy across career stages.
Salaeha Shariff, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Cynthia R. Robinson, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Heather Case, American Veterinary Medical Association
, Vern Long, U.S. Agency for International Development:
and Jeffrey Margolis, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
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