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

Sunday, 15 February 2015: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room 212 (San Jose Convention Center)
This workshop will explore opportunities for scientists and engineers to apply their science and technology broadly and contribute to 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. Presenters will delve into opportunities to contribute scientific and technological leadership and innovation to design and execute solutions that address societal challenges. The workshop will underscore the influence of science and innovation on the policymaking process and the impacts of policymaking on the scientific enterprise. Strategies and resources to learn more about and engage in policy across career stages will be provided.
Salaeha Shariff, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Cynthia R. Robinson, American Association for the Advancement of Science,
Kohl S. Gill, LaborVoices and Ashley A. White, U.S. Green Building Council
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