AAS 199th meeting, Washington, DC, January 2002
Session 144. Government Relations Issues Panel
Special Session Oral, Thursday, January 10, 2002, 10:00-11:30am, Jefferson East

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[144.01] The Process of Science Policy

K.B. Marvel (AAS)

This panel session will focus on the actual role of scientists in all aspects of science policy, from the appropriations process, to authorization, to grassroots efforts to regulatory issues. Special attention will be given to the current policy situation and outlook and how scientists can play a positive role. Ample time will be available for questions from the audience.

Panel members will be:\\ Nadine Lymn, Director for Public Affairs, Ecological Society of America\\ Peter Folger, Public Affairs Manager, American Geological Union\\ Sam Rankin, Associate Executive Director and Director of the Washington Office of the American Mathematical Society\\ Francis Slakey, Associate Director of Public Affairs, American Physical Society\\ Sherri Stephan, Professional Staff Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation and Federal Services and former Congressional Science Fellow\\ Jennifer Wiseman, Congressional Science Fellow

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