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AAAS Leadership Seminar in Science and Technology Policy
November 12-16, 2012
Washington, DC

AGENDA


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
 

AAAS

1st Floor Lobby

 

11:30 a.m.         Registration Opens

 

AAAS

2nd Floor Lobby

 
12:00 noon         Lunch

 

AAAS

Abelson-Haskins, 2nd Floor


1:00 p.m.            Welcoming Remarks    
Edward Derrick 
Chief Program Director, Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs, AAAS
1:15 p.m.            Introductions

Participants and AAAS staff

2:15 p.m.            Introduction to Federal Budget Procedure: Or, Why You’ll Never Understand the  
                          Policy Process Unless You Understand the Budget
Matthew Hourihan
Program Director, AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program
3:45 p.m.            Break 
 
4:00 p.m.            How Policy for Science and Technology Is Made
Dahlia L. Sokolov
Minority Staff Director, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives
5:00 p.m.            Leave for National Press Club

 

National Press Club  

529 14th Street, NW –13th Floor

Holeman Lounge

 

5:30 p.m.            Get-Acquainted Reception and Dinner with Guest Speaker  

Alex Dehgan
Science and Technology Advisor to the Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development  
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012

 

AAAS

2nd Floor Lobby

 

8:00 a.m.            Continental Breakfast

 

AAAS

Abelson-Haskins, 2nd Floor


8:30 a.m.            The Current and Future Political Environments for Science
 

Daniel Sarewitz
Director, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, Arizona State University 

10:30 a.m.          Break

10:45 a.m.          The Contrasting Cultures of Science and Policy-Making
Stephen D. Nelson 
Senior Advisor on Science and Technology Policy, Center on Science, Policy, and Society Programs, AAAS 
12:15 p.m.          Lunch

 

1:30 p.m.            An Interactive Workshop: Negotiating an Appropriations Bill                                        

Matthew Hourihan
Program Director, AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program
4:00 p.m.            Reception: Meet the AAAS Staff  

 

5:00 p.m.            Dinner on your own

 

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012                                       

 

White House Conference Center 

Jackson Place, NW (off Pennsylvania Avenue,

     between 15th & 17th Streets; on west edge of

     Lafayette Park)
 Truman Room, 3rd Floor

 

8:45 a.m.            Check-In at the White House Conference Center


9:00 a.m.
            The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
Kei Koizumi
Assistant Director for Federal R&D, 
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy 
10:00 a.m.          Leave for Capitol Hill  

 

Capitol Hill

Room TBA
 
11:00 a.m.          Congress: Its Structure and Processes
Judy Schneider
Specialist on the Congress, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress                                 
12:15 p.m.          Return to AAAS for Lunch 
 

AAAS

Abelson-Haskins, 2nd Floor


1:30 p.m.               Policy-Making Simulation Exercise: Visa Policies for Scientists and Engineers          
Albert H. Teich
Research Professor of Science, Technology and International Affairs, George Washington University
Former Director, AAAS Science and Policy Programs
3:00 p.m.               Break
 
3:30 p.m.               Science and Regulation: The Use of Science in the Regulatory System and the 
                             Regulation of Scientific Conduct
Mark S. Frankel 
Director, AAAS Program on Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law, Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs, AAAS
5:00 p.m.            Adjourn for the day.  Dinner on your own.

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012

 

AAAS

2nd Floor Lobby

 

8:00 a.m.            Continental Breakfast

 

AAAS

Abelson-Haskins, 2nd Floor
 
8:30 a.m.            How Policy is Made: Lessons from Current Issues                         
 
Moderator:     Edward Derrick, AAAS
Science Diplomacy
Norman Neureiter
Senior Advisor, International Science and Technology Partnership Program, AAAS
 
Vaughan Turekian
Chief International Officer, AAAS 
 
10:00 a.m.         Break
 
10:30 a.m.         How Policy is Made: Lessons from Current Issues   
Translational Science: Its Role in National Health
Kathy Hudson
Deputy Director for Science Outreach and Policy, National Institutes of Health
Energy R&D and National Energy Policy 
Laura Diaz Anadon
Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Harvard University
 
Science, Space, and National Security
Howard McCurdy
Professor of Public Affairs, American University
1:00 p.m.            Lunch  


2:00 p.m.
            How a Scientist Can Interact with a Congressional Office  
Joanne Padrón Carney 
Director, Office of Government Relations, AAAS
 
3:00 p.m.            Break

 

3:15 p.m.            Lobbying in Washington  
Moderator:   Joanne Padrón Carney
Director, Office of Government Relations, AAAS
 
April L. Burke
President and Founder, Lewis-Burke Associates, LLC 

 

Michael A. Waring
Executive Director of Federal Relations, and Director of the Washington Office, University of Michigan
 
Michael Parr 
Senior Manager, Government Affairs, DuPont Corporation 
5:45 p.m.             Leave for Acadiana Restaurant    

  

Acadiana Restaurant  

901 New York Avenue, NW
 
6-9 p.m.                 Dinner with Guest Speaker  
Introduction: Edward Derrick, AAAS
 
The Honorable John Edward Porter
Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP; former U.S. Representative (R-IL); and Chair, Board of Directors, Research!America

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012                  

 

AAAS

2nd Floor Lobby

 

8:30 a.m.           Continental Breakfast

 

AAAS

Abelson-Haskins, 2nd Floor


9:00 a.m.           Innovation and Competitiveness
Tobin Smith 
Vice President for Policy, Association of American Universities
10:30 a.m.         Break

11:00 a.m.         Science Post-Election                  
Norman Ornstein 
Resident Scholar 
American Enterprise Institute 
12:00 p.m.         Concluding Remarks