Advancing Leadership in Science & Technology


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Spring Workshop Hotel Reservations

Attendees of the 2018 Spring Workshop can stay at the Marriott Residence Inn, where a group rate of $189/night has been contracted. The reservations cut-off date is April 6, 2018.

NEW! CSSP Mission and Value Statement

CSSP refines its mission and offers a value proposition to scientific societies.

CSSP Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture

Fritjof Capra, Ph.D. gave his lecture, The Systems View of Life: A Science for Sustainable Living, on 4 December 2017 at the Carnegie Institution for Science.


Position: Every student must be taught science and mathematics by well—qualified teachers. There is a crisis in the nation’s mathematics and science classrooms – too few students are reaching internationally competitive levels and too few teachers are well armed to help them get there.

CSSP Elects New Officers

Dr. Robert Barsley elected chair of Executive Board and  Dr. Deborah Bronk is chair-elect.
Here, Barsley presents Leadership and Achievement award to NIH Director Francis Collins

CSSP Presents Support of Science Award

NAS President Marcia McNutt received CSSP’s highest honor on December 5, shown here with Robert Barsley and David Penrose of CSSP Executive Committee

New Guidance Issued on Travel by Federal Employees to Scientific Conferences

OMB has issued revisions to its May 2012 memo that re-focuses oversight on agency-sponsored and hosted conferences, thus lifting many restrictions of federal employees to attend scientific society-hosted technical meetings.

Research America - Science Debate

Informing Public Policy

A new poll reveals that Americans across the political spectrum support a presidential debate on science.

Science & Engineering Indicators 2016 Released

SEI 2016 contains a wealth of information in searchable, downloadable formats about the health of U.S. science and engineering.

OSA, The Optical Society, is 100 Years Old

CSSP member OSA launched its 100th year in 2016 with a series of events to communicate public understanding of science and engineering.

CSSP Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture

Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Irvine, gave her lecture on December 5, 2016, on   “The Fiction of Memory”


CSSP confers many awards throughout the year. Read about them here.

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The latest happenings at CSSP, our member societies and partners.

The Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture Series

Find information regarding upcoming and past lectures here.


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President's Corner

President’s Report for 2016

It’s a great pleasure to report to you that the ...
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CSSP May 2018 Leadership Workshop

The next meeting of the CSSP will be held 5-8 May 2018.

Photos from the Winter 2017 Leadership Workshop


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