TIME CHANGE!! MAY 7: “Informing and Influencing: Sharing Your Science with Decision Makers”, with former U.S. Congressman Brian Baird , Monday May 7, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Beyond the Ivory Tower Seminar Series
Informing and Influencing: Sharing Your Science with Decision Makers
Monday May 7, 2:00 – 3:30 **NOTE: Time Change**
Foege Auditorium (UW Genome Sciences, 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98195)
What if …
- You are testifying on Capitol Hill, and your science is challenged?
- You find yourself sitting next to your Senator or Representative on a plane?
- An elected official calls to ask for your expert opinion on a major environmental issue?
Join former U.S. Congressman Brian Baird for a lively discussion and an inside look at informing and influencing science and policy decisions.
Volunteers needed! We are looking for 3-4 faculty and graduate students willing to participate with Congressman Brian Baird in different policy-setting scenarios, such as a Capitol Hill hearing or briefing. Please send name, email and phone number to seagrant by Wednesday, May 2.
Environmental science faculty, staff, post docs and graduate students are encouraged to attend – FREE. Refreshments following the program.
Dr. Brian Baird is a six-term member of Congress, social scientist and licensed psychologist. In Congress, he focused on science and technology, energy, health care, oceans, foreign policy, fiscal discipline and Congressional integrity. Prior to his service in Congress, he worked as a Ph.D. psychologist in clinical and academic settings. He also taught for more than fifteen years at the university and community college levels.
This seminar series is available for credit as Communicating Climate Science Seminar: Messaging Your Science (Winter and Spring quarter, 1 credit) (PCC 593) ATM S/OCEAN/ESS 593.
Series sponsored by COSEE Ocean Learning Communities and Washington Sea Grant.
For more information, contact: Penny Dalton or Raechel Waters Washington Sea Grant seagrant