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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.