The next meeting will be held May 2-5, 2015 in Washington, DC at 1155 16th St, NW.  We hope to see you there!  


The dates for the December 2015 meeting are: December 5-8, 2015.

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May 2015 Draft Agenda


Saturday May 2, 2015 (Noon-6:30 PM)

9:30-11:30         CSSP Board meeting

12:00                        Registration/Lunch

12:30-1:00            Opening Session - CSSP Introductions and Overview

1:00-2:00            Round Table: Society Issues and Your Perspective on Science Issues

2:00-3:30            Water (Penrose, D. Apple)

3:30-4:00            Coffee Break (Marvel Hall)

4:00-6:30            Frontiers of Science (M. Apple)

6:30            CSSP Reception & Welcome to new members – Othmer Hall

Sunday May 3, 2015 (7:30 AM-7:30 PM)

7:30 -8:30            Breakfast – Othmer Hall

8:30-11:45            Envisioning Science Publication 2030 – The Future of Science Publication (Downing & Lance)

11:45-12:00            Committee Ground Rules and Expectations for Reports/Continuing Work

12:00-1:00            Lunch – Peter Gleick– Othmer Hall

1:00 – 5:00            Committee Meetings

1:00-2:15             Session I

                       Math and Science Education (potential workshop)

                        Interdisciplinary Projects

                        Association Best Practices Exchange

                        Science Ethics Issues

2:20-3:35             Session II

                       International Science (E. Sztein, BISO, guest)

                       Public and Government Affairs

                        Population and Food Security

                        Scholarly Journals

3:40-4:55            Session III            

Science Careers and Diversity

                         Energy and Environment

                        Public Appreciation of Science


5:00-6:00            Awards Presentation

6:30-9:00            Awards Banquet – Logan Tavern, 1423 P St NW

Monday May 4, 2015 (7:30 AM-6:30 PM)

7:00-8:00             Breakfast – Othmer Hall

8:00-10:30            Enhancing Public Appreciation of Science (Hirsh)

10:30-10:45             Coffee Break

10:45-11:45            Forging a Common Message to the New Congress (Barsley)

11:45-12:30            Lunch – Othmer Hall

12:30-1:30            Business Meeting

1:30-3:00            Issues in Climate & Energy (Pennington, Bertsch, Penrose)

3:00-4:30            Unlocking the Value of Science by Interdisciplinarity (Strayer)

4:30-4:45            Break

4:45-5:30            Committee Reports

6:00-7:00            Kavli Lecture Series – National Geographic Auditorium            


Tuesday May 5, 2015  (8:30 AM-1:30 PM)

8:30 AM            Breakfast on Capitol Hill with Congressional Staff –Sponsorship TBD

10:30AM            Adjourn (90 minute Board meeting and Executive Session from 10:30-12)

11:30-5:00            Hill visits