Opportunities in Science Policy: AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships

Sunday, February 19, 2017: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room 207 (Hynes Convention Center)
This workshop explores opportunities for scientists and engineers to apply their training to national and international initiatives, contribute to the policymaking process, and identify transferable skills for a successful career in science policy. Attendees will delve into opportunities to contribute scientific and technological innovation and leadership and help design and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and discuss the rewards of broad science engagement. The workshop underscores the influence of science and innovation on the policymaking process and the impacts of policymaking on the scientific enterprise, while providing strategies and resources to learn and engage in policy across career stages.
Salaeha Shariff, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Cynthia R. Robinson, American Association for the Advancement of Science,
David Szymanski, BENTLEY UNIVERSITY and Erika Clesceri, U.S. Agency for International Development
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