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2021 APS Annual Leadership Meeting

By Stephan Addo posted 01-29-2021 15:26


Register now for the virtual 2021 APS Annual Leadership Meeting!

Join us virtually on Thursday, February 4 and Saturday, February 6 for the APS Annual Leadership Meeting. Registration is free; APS membership is not required. Please share with anyone who might be interested.

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We think you will be particularly interested in attending:

Saturday, February 6

Federal Policies to Strengthen Science in Service to the Nation

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

  • Representative Bill Foster (IL, 11th District)
  • Former Representative Bart Gordon (TN, 6th District)
  • Sir Peter Knight, Imperial College London
  • Neal Lane, Rice University, former OSTP Director/Science Advisor to President Clinton, former NSF Director 
  • Sethuraman Panchanathan, Director of the National Science Foundation
  • Ellen Williams, University of Maryland, former Director of ARPA-E

Communicating Science to Nonscientists in the Post-Election & Post-Pandemic World

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET

  • Alan Alda, Stony Brook University, founder of Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
  • April Burke, Lewis-Burke Associates LLC
  • Brian Greene, Columbia University
  • Cailin O'Connor, University of California, Irvine
  • Kip Thorne, California Institute of Technology

The full program is available on the website.