Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: Workshops

Title: Science Not Silence: An Advocacy Workshop

Organizers: Karl E. Anderson and Julie McClure
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Community Cosponsor:
Format: None (Admin Only)
Keywords: Advocacy, Communication and Science Policy

Session Description: Ticket Required to Attend: Do you have interest in engaging in advocacy, but don't know where to begin? For those who were unable to participate in Congressional Visits Day, attend the Science Advocacy Workshop to learn how to take your enthusiasm (or frustration) and turn it into effective engagement with policymakers. Through discussion and guided exercises, you will learn: 1) How the federal budget impacts the research you do. 2) What are the best ways for scientists to engage in advocacy. 3) How to effectively communicate with policymakers.