45th Anniversary Workshop - Winter 2018

Our members appreciated hearing some great speakers on topics including “Scientists and Politicians: Lost in Translation” to help with communication on the Hill. Mark your calendar for our Spring Workshop 4-7 May 2018, in Washington, DC.

CSSP Presents Carl Sagan Award

Dr. Steven Pinker accepted the CSSP Carl Sagan Award on Sunday, December 2, 2018 reminding all present that “We should enthusiastically advocate for science, not just defend it.”

Women to Lead House Appropriations Committee

Two women will lead the powerful House Appropriations Committee next year for the first time — a historic advance for female leadership in Congress following midterm elections that saw record numbers of women elected.

CSSP 2019 Board Elected

David Baltensperger will begin his term as Board Chair, along with Malcolm Butler as Chair-Elect, as of January 1st, 2019.

Scientists Elected to Congress

The US just elected nine new scientists to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist.

CSSP Frontiers of Science Speaker Wins Nobel Prize

Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology and Executive Director of the Immunotherapy Platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system rather than the tumor.

CSSP Chair Delivered TEDx Talk

Debbie Bronk participated in “What if?” on 3 November 2018. Two words that open endless possibilities – hypotheticals, brainstorms, risks. What if? challenges norms, expectations, and the current state of affairs.

White House Pick for Top Science Spot Stresses Science Integrity

At his Senate confirmation hearing, Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump’s choice to head the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, discussed plans to tackle the nation’s scientific challenges.

Registration & Agenda Now Available

CSSP looks to build on the success of the 2018 Spring Leadership Workshop with an exciting Winter program!

Why Your Society Should Join CSSP

CSSP Members share their thoughts on “Why Scientific Societies should be Members of CSSP.” Hear them, in their own words.

STEM On The Hill

ASTRA, The Alliance for Science and Technology Research in America, hosted a well-attended  Exhibition and Reception at which CSSP participated and had the opportunity to engage with other organizations also focused on ensuring support for STEM Education.”

CSSP SPRING LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP 2018

So many successful sessions on topics of great interest to our members took place, including “Ask the Association Attorney: Everything you want to know about Association Law.” Mark your calendar for our Winter Workshop – 1-4 December 2018, in Washington, DC

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, December 2017 at the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Research America - Science Debate

Informing Public Policy

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

CSSP Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture

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

Awards

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

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News

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

The Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture Series

Find information regarding lectures here.

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Leadership Notes

45th Anniversary and Reunion at Winter Leadership Development Workshop

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CSSP December 2018 Leadership Workshop

The next meeting of the CSSP will be held 1-4 December 2018.

Photos from the Spring 2018 Leadership Workshop

Member Organizations

American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)

http://www.aafs.org/

American Chemical Society (ACS)

http://www.acs.org/

American Crystallographic Association (ACA)

http://www.amercrystalassn.org

American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

http://www.asms.org/

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

http://www.agronomy.org/

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)

http://www.asist.org/

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

http://aslo.org/

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

http://www.acm.org/

Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)

http://theaste.org/

ASTRA

https://www.usinnovation.org

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)

http://www.erf.org/

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

http://www.crops.org/

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

http://www.entsoc.org/

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)

http://iaglr.org

National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB)

https://www.plantbreeding.org

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

http://www.nsta.org

Psychonomic Society

http://www.psychonomic.org/

Research!America

https://www.researchamerica.org

Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

http://sacnas.org/

Society for Freshwater Science (SFS)

http://freshwater-science.org/

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

http://www.soils.org/

International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

http://spie.org/

University of Texas at Austin

http://www.jsg.utexas.edu/

New York State Education and Research Network (NYSERNet)

http://www.nysernet.org/

Affiliate Members

Bigelow Labs

http://www.bigelow.org

Louisiana State University

http://www.lsu.edu

University of Alabama at Birmingham

http://www.uab.edu/home/

CSSP Sponsors

Association, Innovation and Management, Inc. (Bronze Sponsor)

https://www.aim-hq.net

Bayer (Platinum Sponsor)

http://www.bayer.com

CSSP PARTNERS

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