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

Sunday, February 14, 2016: 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
Washington 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)
This workshop explores opportunities for scientists and engineers to contribute to the policymaking process. It will help identify transferable skills that can be developed and applied to a successful career in science policy and discuss the rewards of broad science engagement. Presenters will delve into opportunities to contribute scientific and technological leadership and innovation to designing and executing solutions that address societal challenges. It underscores the influence of science and innovation on the policymaking process and the impacts of policymaking on the scientific enterprise. The workshop provides strategies and resources to learn more about and engage in policy across career stages.
Salaeha Shariff, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Cynthia Robinson, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships,
Franklin Carrero-martinez, National Science Foundation and Kate Stoll, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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