Science & Policy Summit
2015 Science & Policy Summit: Reconnect: Our Planet
Thursday May 7 in Kane Hall
The current state of climate change, our environment, and solutions will be discussed by the keynote speaker and panel of environmental policy experts. There will be a workshop on how to communicate challenging scientific issues to a varying public will follow with beer and wine and light appetizers.
Join us for the annual GPSS Science & Policy Summit on May 7 in Kane Hall. Sessions will take place in Room 220, followed by a reception in the Walker-Ames Room in the evening.
5 PM: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
5:30 PM: ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERT PANEL
6:30 PM: HAPPY HOUR RECEPTION
Appetizers and beverages will be served in the Walker-Ames Room
Our Mission: To enhance the discourse between scientists and policy makers through advocacy, community-building and student empowerment.
1. To assist scientists in developing their skills in communication across disciplines and to the general public.
2. To promote public awareness of science research at the UW, and provide opportunities to develop partnerships in the community
3. Create opportunitis and events for students to advocate for their field, their research and graduate students.