Join Expert Speaker Roger Pielke Jr. for STEP Program’s Keynote Address on Science and Technology Policy

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The STEP Program, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Policy, is hosting its annual keynote address on Thursday, April 11 from 4-5:30 p.m. This year’s speaker is Roger Pielke Jr., a well-known advocate for research policymaking. The event will be held virtually, with a watch party at 311 Latham Hall where light snacks will be provided. Additionally, a Zoom option is available for those who cannot attend in person and registration is required to participate.

The STEP Program aims to bring together professionals from various fields to discuss the intersection of science, technology, engineering, and policy in order to promote informed decision-making and drive positive change in society. The program is sponsored by the +Policy Network and co-sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Political Science. More information about the STEP Program can be found on their website.

If you require accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to Todd Schenk at at least 10 business days before the event during regular business hours. This year’s keynote address promises to be an engaging conversation about how science and technology are shaping policy decisions today and what the future holds for these fields in the years ahead. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about this important topic!

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