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    #1149: Conference: Innovating the Future: Critical Perspectives in

    Call for Abstracts – please reply to: contact@stglobal.org

    Innovating the Future: Critical Perspectives in
    Science & Technology
    2010 STGlobal Call for Abstracts

    AAAS and the student organizing committee for the 10th Annual Conference of Science & Technology in Society are pleased to join forces with National Academies’ Annual Forum for Graduate Students in Science, Technology, and Health Policy. The newly merged conference has been extended to 2 1/2 days, and will continue to provide a professional and interactive venue for all graduate students from Science & Technology Policy (STP), Science & Technology Studies (STS), and related fields including, but not limited to, health, energy and environment, space, information and communications, innovation, education, and ethical, legal and social implications of science and technology.

    Every year, prominent figures from both STP and STS deliver keynote addresses. In addition to presenting papers and receiving constructive feedback on their research, students will have the opportunity to build national and international networks with each other and prominent scholars and professionals. As an added benefit to attendees and participants, a portion of the conference will be dedicated to career development, with representatives of government and non-government employers.

    This year’s conference will feature multiple tracks and concentrations, including, but not limited to:

    • Ethical, Legal, and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology
    • Communicating Science to Policymakers and the Public
    • Education and Training for the S&T Workforce
    • The Role of S&T in Innovation, Economic Development, Job Creation, and Entrepreneurship
    • Priorities in STS: Energy, Health Care Quality, Green Technology, Climate Change
    • The Global Perspective on Science, Technology, and Culture

    We are now accepting Abstracts for the conference which will run from Friday April 9th in the afternoon through 1pm on Sunday April 11th.

    Please visit our website: http://www.stglobal.org/

    The CFP can be viewed on our website or by following this link: http://www.stglobal.org/CFP/CFP2010.pdf

    Questions about the conference can be sent to: contact@stglobal.org

    Abstracts are due on 15 December 2009 and should be approximately 250 words. If you would like to see previous, successful abstracts, they can be viewed at: http://www.stglobal.org/abstractsamples.html

    This conference is a great opportunity to network with your peers as well as luminaries in the field, and to present your research in front of a critical yet supportive audience. The other student co-planners and I look forward to reading your abstracts.

    Best regards,

    Dana Archer Dolan
    PhD student | ddolan1@gmu.edu
    George Mason University – School of Public Policy

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