CSSP Spring Leadership Workshop, 4-7 May 2019

All sessions will be held in Marvel Halls in the American Chemical Society (ACS) Hach Building, 1155 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Agenda is subject to change.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

CSSP Executive Board Meeting 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Leadership Primer for Interested Presidents
JOHN DOWNING, Director of Minnesota Sea Grant, University of Minnesota Duluth, ASLO
9:00 am-12:00 pm
CSSP Board of Directors Lunch 12:00-1:00 pm
Attendee Registration 12:00-1:00 pm
CSSP Meeting Opening by CSSP Board Chair
Self-Introductions of Attendees
1:00-2:00 pm
Session One – State of the Union in Science – The “Anti Science” Movement 2:00-5:30 pm
Panel 1 – A variety of viewpoints from scientists and legislators highlighting the anti-science, climate-denier apparatus and ways to combat it. Ideas for how scientists can gain knowledge around ways to be better organized in order to effectively combat science ‘misunderstandings.’ (Panelists TBD)
Including time for open conversation (15 minutes)
2:00-3:30 pm
Break 3:30-4:00 pm
Panel 2 – Science Communications and measuring how the public perceives it
Including time for open conversation (15 minutes)
4:00-5:30 pm
Award Presentation – To be announced 5:30-6:00 pm
Opening Reception 6:00-8:00 pm

Sunday, 5 May 2019

CSSP Committee Meetings – Morning
Participants will meet with two different committees – one in the morning, one in the afternoon.

  • Government and Public Affairs
  • Scholarly Publications and Data
  • Science
8:00-9:00 am
Session Two – Innovation, Creativity and How to Grow Programs 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Innovation and Creativity
PETER RECZEK – Strategic innovator in biotechnology practice and health policy
Panelist (to be announced) – how these ideas are incorporated into medical research for growth
Panelist (to be announced) CEO – How does industry hire for innovation. What design does industry need from societies?
Including time for open conversation (15 minutes)
9:30-11:00 am
Break 11:00-11:30 am
How to Grow Programs
Panelist (to be announced) – IEEE & SxSW – How to Grow New Programs
Panelist (to be announced) – The role of alternative funding in R&D
Panelist (to be announced) – Industry and Society interaction toward innovation & growth
Including time for open conversation (15 minutes)
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Lunch. 1:00-2:00 pm
Session Three: Frontiers of Science 2:00-4:00 pm
Ground breaking science – TBD 2:00-3:00 pm
Ground breaking science – TBD 3:00-4:00 pm
Break 4:00-4:30 pm
CSSP Committee Meetings – Afternoon
Participants will meet with two different committees – one in the morning, one in the afternoon.

  • Ethics
  • Association Best Practices
  • STEM Education
4:30-5:30 pm
Banquet and Award Presentation (Included with registration)
Location TBD
6:30-9:00 pm

Monday, 6 May 2019

Session Four – Society Best Practices –Leadership Development and Ethics and Sexual Harassment in Science 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Leadership Development
Arizona State University – Leadership Training Policy 101
Including time for open conversation (15 minutes)
8:30-10:00 am
Panelist (to be announced) – Ethics Attorney
Panelist (to be announced) – Society Ethics Committee member
10:00-11:00 am
Break 11:00-11:30 am
Sexual/Gender Harassment – Changing the Framework of the Conversation
Panelists (to be announced) – 1 – 2 members of the Nation Academies of Sciences Committee on Sexual Harassment in Academia
Panelist (to be announced) – Sociologist studying this issue
11:30 am-12:45 pm
Lunch 12:45-2:00 pm

Committee Reports and Call for Action

2:00-4:00 pm
Open Discussion – “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” lessons learned, feedback on sessions 4:00-5:00 pm
Dinner on Your Own 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Congressional Breakfast – Sponsored by Congressman Bill Foster (IL)
Rayburn House Office Bldg, Washington, DC 20515
8:30-10:30 am
CSSP Board of Directors Meeting 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Visits to Capitol Hill
Visits Arranged Individually by CSSP Staff or Your University Government Liaison, as Requested in advance
Tuesday afternoon