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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Days Till Workshop
CSSP December 2018 Leadership Workshop
The next meeting of the CSSP will be held 1-4 December 2018.