|Event Title||What's the Future for 2017: How Elections Influence Science and Environmental Policy|
|Location||SPH - MHRC - 001|
|Sponsor||Training Initiative for Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS) - SPAG/ESE|
|Date/Time||02/01/2017 1:15 PM - 5:30 PM|
2017 brings a landmark transition of power across the United States and North Carolina, leaving many uncertain about the future. How will 2017 fare for scientific and environmental policies? The Science Advocacy Group (SPAG) and the Environmental Sciences and Engineering Student Organization (ENVRSO), with the support of the ESE alumni association, will host, What's The Future for 2017: How Elections Influence Science and Environmental Policy. Experts include Kelly Kryc, PhD, former White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Senior Policy Analyst, and David Goldston, Director of Government Affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Feel free to come for the entire afternoon or drop by for one of our sessions!
1:15-3:00 pm: Panel talks by experts and Q&A (Coffee & Cookies)
3:00-4:00 pm: Breakout sessions with experts on variety of topics
4:00-5:30 pm: Networking Event (co-sponsored by ESE Alumni Association) with heavy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments from Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe
Check SPAG website (http://spag.web.unc.edu/wtf-2017/) for more up-to-date details about the event!