CSSP Semi-Annual Meeting Agenda – Spring 2015

May 2-5, 2015

1155 16th St, NW, Washington, DC 20036

 

Saturday, May 2, 2015


 

9:30-11:30 AM

  • Board Meeting

12:00 PM

  • Registration (Marvel Hall)

12:30-1:30 PM

  • Opening Session – CSSP Introductions & Overview

1:00-2:00 PM

    • Round Table: Society Issues & Your Perspective on Science Issues
      This session gives CSSP Members an opportunity to share common challenges and opportunities, and describe the most important issues affecting their societies.

2:00-3:00 PM

  • Frontiers of Science (Martin Apple, presiding)
    • Dr. Steven Kosslyn, Dean of Arts & Sciences, The Minerva Schools at KGI – “The Role of the Science of Learning in the University of the Future”
    • Dr. Steven Boxer, Camille & Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University – “How Enzymes Really Work”

3:30-4:00 PM

  • Coffee Break

4:00-6:30 PM

  • Frontiers of Science (continued)
    • Dr. Lonnie Love, Group Leader, Automation, Robotics, and Manufacturing, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Local Motors – “The 3D Printed, Energy Efficient, 165 Part Automobile”
    • Dr. Liqun Luo, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Stanford University – “How Neuronal Morphogenesis Works: Olfaction”

6:30 PM

  • CSSP Reception & Welcome to New Members (Othmer Hall)

 

Sunday May 3, 2015


 

7:30-8:30 AM

  • Breakfast (Othmer Hall)

8:30-11:45 AM

  • Envisioning Science Publication 2030 – The Future of Science Publication (John Downing, presiding)

Prominent scientists and publishers will describe their vision of the future of scientific publishing, from the perspective of editors, authors, peer reviewers, and readers.

  • Kent Anderson, Publisher, American Association for the Advancement of Science/Science
  • Dr. Peter Binfield, Publisher & Co-Founder, PeerJ
  • Todd Toler, VP Digital Product Management, Wiley
  • Andrew Preston, Co-Founder, Publons

11:45 AM-12:45 PM

  • Lunch (Othmer Hall)
    Dr. Peter Gleick, President & Co-Founder, Pacific Institute – “21st Century Water Challenges & Solutions”

12:45-1:00 PM

  • Committee Ground Rules & Expectations for Reports/Continuing Work

1:00-5:00 PM

  • Committee Meetings (Marvel Hall)

1:00-2:15 PM

  • Session 1
    • Math & Science Education
    • Interdisciplinary Projects
    • Association Best Practices
    • Ethics

2:20-3:35 PM

  • Session 2
    • International Science
    • Public & Government Affairs
    • Population & Food Security
    • Scholarly Journals

3:40-4:55 PM

  • Session 3
    • Diversity & Science Careers
    • Energy & Environment
    • Public Appreciation of Science
    • Cybersecurity

5:00-6:00 PM

  • Awards Presentation
    • Leadership Citation: Dr. Peter Gleick, President & Co-Founder, Pacific Institute
    • Educational Research Award: Dr. James Pellegrino, Co-Director, Learning Sciences Research Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago

6:30-9:00 PM

  • Awards Banquet – Logan Tavern, 1423 P St, NW

 

Monday May 4, 2015


 

7:00-8:00 AM

  • Breakfast (Othmer Hall)

8:00-9:00 AM

  • Hon. Bart Gordon, Partner, K&L Gates; Former Congressman, TN-6: 1985-2011

9:00-10:30 AM

  • Enhancing Public Appreciation of Science (Madeleine Jacobs, presiding)
    • Dr. Erik Herzog, Professor, Department of Biology, Washington University
    • Becky Wolfe, Science Programs Manager, Indianapolis Children’s Museum
    • Dr. Eugene Arthurs, CEO of SPIE – “International Year of Light”

10:30-10:45 AM

  • Coffee Break

10:45-11:45 AM

  • Forging a Common Message to the New Congress (Madeleine Jacobs, presiding)
    • Rush Holt, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science

11:45AM-12:30PM

  • Lunch (Othmer Hall)

12:30-1:30 PM

  • Business Meeting

1:30-3:00 PM

    • Issues in Climate & Energy (Wayne Pennington, presiding)
      • Dr. Eugene Z. Stakhiv, IWR Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins University (Army Corps of Engineers) – “African Aid: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Poverty?”
      • Dr. Parag R. Chitnis, Deputy Director, National Institute of Food & Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
      • Dr. Thomas Torgerson, Program Officer, Hydrologic Sciences, National Science Foundation

3:00-4:30 PM

  • Unlocking the Value of Science by Interdisciplinarity (Madeleine Jacobs, presiding)
    This session provides three perspectives of the intersection of various disciplines.

    • Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, Jr, Executive Director & CEO, American Chemical Society
    • Dr. Fleming Crim, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation, Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences
    • Dr. Guy Fogelman, Executive Director, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

4:30-4:45 PM

  • Break

4:45-5:30 PM

  • Committee Reports

6:00-7:00 PM

  • The Fred Kavli Science at the Frontiers Lecture – National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium
    • Dr. Alan Lightman, Professor of the Practice of the Humanities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Noted Astrophysicist, Author of Einstein’s Dreams and The Accidental Universe – “Science and Religion”

 

Tuesday May 5, 2015


 

9:00-11:00 AM

  • Board Meeting and Executive Session
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