Activities at the Annual Meeting
Human Dimensions Collaborative Mega Mixer
Monday, August 2nd 3:30 – 5 PM Pacific Time
Join the Human Dimensions Collaborative to network, make new collaborations and enjoy some online merriment! Small group chats and a raffle! This event is co-sponsored by the Agroecology, Applied Ecology, Communication & Engagement, Environmental Justice, Human Ecology, Inclusive Ecology, and Policy Sections as well as Union of Concerned Scientists.
Special Session 6 :
Careers in Science Policy
Tuesday, August 3rd 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Learn about seeking a career in science policy from a panel of ecologists with a variety of experiences in the arena of Federal science policy. It will focus on advice for individuals who may be interested in pursuing a career in science policy.
Special Session 14 :
Success Stories from the Front Lines of Policy and Science
Wednesday, August 4th 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Join us for inspiring stories from the trenches by senior scientists at Union of Concerned Scientists, USAID, Nature Conservancy, and the National Academies. From climate change to land governance, these researchers have turned their scientific expertise to informing policy and connected their policymakers, communities, and constituents with key scientific research.
Workshop 11 : How Scientists Can Help Restore Scientific Integrity and Advocate for Science-Based Policy
Wednesday, August 4th 12:00 – 1:30 PM Pacific Time
Join the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund to discuss how scientists can use institutional scientific integrity policies and principles of academic freedom to advocate for science and evidence-based policy-making.
Short Course : Science Policy 101
Survival in and Dynamics of the Congressional Ecosystem
Friday, August 6th 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Ever wanted to meet with your member of Congress but weren’t sure how? This short course will guide you through the Congressional ecosystem to provide you the tools to prepare you for any interaction, with a focus on creating a 1-minute pitch for a member of Congress.