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 to Give TEDx Talk

Debbie Bronk will participate 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!

Winter Workshop Hotel Reservations

Attendees of the 2018 Winter Workshop are already able to reserve a room at the The Mayflower Hotel, where a wonderful group rate has been contracted. The reservations cut-off date is October 30, 2018.  

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.”


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 Elects New Officers

Deborah Bronk elected Chair and David Baltensperger as Chair-Elect for 2018.  Shown here Kavli Lecturer, Dr. Fritjof Capra (Photo Credit – Peter Cutts)

Carl Sagan Award

Carl Sagan Award given to Former NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. by CSSP 2017 Chairman Robert Barsley

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”


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

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Leadership Notes

45th Anniversary and Reunion at Winter Leadership Development Workshop

Hello CSSP Members, Planning for our exciting 45th Anniversary and ...
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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)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Crystallographic Association (ACA)

American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)


Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)

National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Psychonomic Society


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

Society for Freshwater Science (SFS)

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

University of Texas at Austin

New York State Education and Research Network (NYSERNet)

Affiliate Members

Bigelow Labs

Louisiana State University

University of Alabama at Birmingham

CSSP Sponsors

Association, Innovation and Management, Inc.



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