Capitol Building

Public Policy Program


Communicating with Congress

Colorado Convention Center, Room 104/106
Tues., 12:15–1:15 p.m.

Geologist Allyson Anderson of the Senate Committee on Energy Resources will discuss how to communicate effectively about science with your elected representatives. This workshop will cover what to do and — just as important — what not to do.
Beverages provided.


Congressional Science Fellows Panel Discussion and Reception

Colorado Convention Center, Room 104/106
Tues., 5:30–7 p.m.

You are invited to meet GSA-USGS Congressional Science Fellows and discuss their experience working at the interface between geoscience and public policy on Capitol Hill.
Refreshments provided.


Geology and Society Distinguished Lecture

Colorado Convention Center, Room 107/109
Tues., 7–8 p.m.

Distinguished Lecturer Bruce F. Molnia will present a talk titled "Communication of important geoscience insights to 2010 public policy makers from the personal perspective of having been a research investigator, a government regulator, a policy maker, a science advisor, and a congressional staffer."


Exhibit Hall Booths

Visit us in the Exhibit Hall!

Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A

Members of GSA's Geology & Public Policy Committee (Booth 136) and Geology and Society Division (Booth 138) will be on hand to discuss how you can help implement GSA Position Statements on such topics as climate change, natural hazards, water resources, teaching evolution, and diversity in the geosciences.




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