Linking Science and Policy to Develop STEM Leaders

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
LACC 409AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Olga Francois, MS, Senior Project Director, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Roberto Delgado, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California , Edward Ramos, PhD, Research Fellow and Science Policy Analyst, National Institutes of Health and Richard Weibl, MEd, Director, Center for Careers in Science and Technology, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Description: This session will explore issues around diversity/inclusion in the realm of science policy. Focusing on the critical role of scientists and engineers to contribute leadership and innovation to effect and implement evidence-based public policy that serves society––includes challenges and opportunities to bridge the gulf between S&T and policy.