AGU Science Policy Conference

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
16 June 2014 to 18 June 2014
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Join hundreds of other scientists, policy makers and industry professionals at the 2014 AGU Science Policy Conference. This conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and help shape U.S. policy. This year's conference will include discussions of the science, policy, and communication of three tracks: natural hazards, climate change, and natural resource challenges.

The conference will feature a keynote address delivered by United States Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and dozens of other eminent speakers, including two cross-cutting plenary sessions:

  • Policy Perspectives: The Future of Science in the U.S. Congress: Panelists include U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.-4th); U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.-8th); and U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calf.-52nd).
  • The Business of Science: Is Public Investment Driving Private Innovation?: Panelists include Kate Gordon, Executive Director, Risky Business; Tom Kimbis, Vice President, External Relations, Solar Energy Industries Association; and Peter Marquez, Vice President for Global Engagement, Planetary Resources and former space advisor for presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

Register online by 12 June.

Communicate Your Science More Effectively

Learn how to more effectively communicate your research at this interactive Science and Policy Communications Workshop for scientists, Monday, 16 June, 12:30–5:00 P.M., in conjunction with the Science Policy Conference.

There is no fee, but you must be registered for the Science Policy Conference to be eligible to attend this workshop. Learn more at the conference website at http://spc.agu.org/2014/2014-events/science-policy-communications-workshop/.