2007 Conference InformationEdit

March 31 - April 1, 2007

AAAS Headquarters, 2nd Floor

1200 New York Avenue, NW

Washington D.C. 20005


Keynote SpeakersEdit

  • John H. Marburger, III, Science Adviser to President George W. Bush and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Kennedy School of Government
  • Massimiano Bucchi, Director of Science Communication Program, University of Trento, Member of Scientific Committee of Observa-Science in Society



Session I - March 31, 10:15–12:30Edit

Women in Science

Moderator: Professor Bonnie Stabile, George Mason University Revelle Room

Ethical Issues in Science and Technology

Moderator: Professor Lee Zwanziger, Virginia Tech Haskins Room

Collaboration for Science and Technology

Moderator: Professor David Hart, George Mason University Abelson Room

Citizen Participation in, and Understanding of Science

Moderator: Professor Massimiano Bucchi, University of Trento Auditorium

Session II - March 31, 3:45 – 6:00Edit

Public Regulation of S&T

Moderator: Professor Nicholas S. Vonortas (George Washington University) Auditorium

Environmental and Water Policy

Moderator(s): David Tomblin (Virginia Tech) and Ryan Meyer (Arizona State University) Haskins Room

Innovation and Economy

Moderator: Dr. David Attis, Council on Competitiveness Abelson Room

Issues in Space Policy

Moderator: Dr. Shannon A. Brown (Virginia Tech & National Defense University) Revelle Room

Session III - April 1, 10:30–12:45Edit

(Potential) Impact of Information Communication Technology on Society

Moderator: Professor David Hart (George Mason University) Revelle Room

Issues in Climate Science and Policy

Moderator: Professor Betsy Mendelsohn (University of Maryland) Haskins Room

Science and Technology in Developing Countries

Moderator: Professor Nicholas S. Vonortas (George Washington University) Abelson Room

Perception and Construction of Science in Society

Moderator: Professor Jameson Wetmore (Arizona State University) Auditorium

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