The process of legislature is complex and confusing, especially when the levels of government work differently. This event will demystify the legislative process in the Federal, State, and local levels of government. An understanding of the inner workings of legislature enables us to answer key questions. Who has the power? How do I reach the people necessary to affect change?
Are you interested in learning about alternative careers in science? What exactly does a career in science diplomacy look like? What is the typical day to day? And how do you prepare for your future career? Joining us to answer all of your questions is Dr. Franklin A. Carrero-Martínez who is the Senior Director of Global Policy and Development & Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS) at the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM).
Please note that this event has been postponed to October 2020. More details TBA: https://pennsciencepolicy.squarespace.com/climatesymposium
Scientists are excellent at making
judgment calls based on primary evidence. We do it every day when we read papers
and incorporate new findings into our experiments or review a study and think
“That experiment wasn’t well controlled at all!”. These skills are
worth their weight in gold in the halls of Congress, the PA State Capitol, and
City Hall. What scientists need, though, is the ability to translate that into
a form that policymakers can use when they’re writing laws. That’s where
PSPDG’s 2020 Science Policy programming comes in!
Join PSPDG, winners of the national 2019 NSPN-JSPG Memo Competition, as we discuss the currency of the policymaking world: policy memos. We’ll explain what they are, how they work, how to make one, and how to make it as effective and useful as possible! We’ll go over examples and guide participants in group exercises. Interested participants are encouraged to join a small memo-writing team afterwards to participate in the 2020 NSPN-JSPG competition with mentoring from our award-winning 2019 team.
Workshop held in BRB 253 (Biomedical Research Building II/III, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104) Tuesday, February 18th, from 12pm-1:30pm.
Food will be served! Feel free to come with your own policy memo topic ideas; we’re also happy to provide examples. Please RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/MemoRSVP
“The impact of science policy reaches beyond scientists funding sources. For instance, it can impact what scientific topics are covered in science education. We have put together a series of talks about science policy to empower you to get involved in areas that affects publications, science education, and more.”
Description provided by iBiology
View the complete series of science policy talks here!
In this panel discussion you’ll hear from BGS alumni and current students about different avenues to get involved science policy.
Please RSVP: http://bit.ly/SciPolPanel
Lunch is provided.
Date: January 15, 2020
Time: 12 – 1:30 PM
Location: JMEC 505EW