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Wednesday, September 2

AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology

Are You Engaging Science and Society? Become a Leader!

Webinar: Connecting Science & Society: The Leshner Leadership Institute

Join Alan Leshner, Kim Cobb, and Dominique Brossard to learn more about the new Leshner Leadership Institute. This informational webinar from AAAS discusses the importance of public engagement and how the Leshner Leadership Institute is preparing mid-career scientists to serve as public engagement leaders in their communities.
Webinar: Connecting Science & Society: The Leshner Leadership Institute
September 9, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
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Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, AAAS
Kim Cobb, Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dominique Brossard, Professor and Chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nominations are open until November 1 for the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science, focused on climate change in its first year. This program convenes mid-career scientists who demonstrate leadership in their research careers and in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society.

Each year, a cohort of 15 Public Engagement Fellows from disciplines at the nexus of important science-society issues will convene for a week of intensive public engagement and science communication training, networking, and public engagement plan development. AAAS staff will provide a year of intensive support and continuing professional development during implementation of the plan. The first cohort will be comprised of scientists whose research focuses on climate change.

Public Engagement Fellows will return to their institutions with resources to develop and implement public engagement activities, a forum for training other scientists in their communities, increased capacity for public engagement leadership, and the support of the Fellows.

For eligibility and nomination requirements, please visit: www.aaas.org/LLI.

Register for the webinar by September 8.
Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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