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What's the Future for 2017: How Elections Influence Science and Environmental Policy

01feb1:15 pm1:15 pmWhat's the Future for 2017: How Elections Influence Science and Environmental Policy

Location

0001 Michael Hooker Research Center / Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium (UNC)

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Time

(Wednesday) 1:15 pm - 1:15 pm(GMT+00:00) View in my time

Event Details

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 Policy Advocacy Group (SPAG) and the Environmental Sciences and Engineering Student Organization (ENVRSO), with the support of the ESE alumni association, will host a panel of experts and a networking event for a discussion on, “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. This event will take place on Feb. 1 from 1:15–5:30 in 0001 Michael Hooker Research Center / Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium.

Schedule:
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

 

Panelists:

  • Kelly Kryc, Senior Advisor to the Director, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  • David Goldston, Director of Government Affairs, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Jason West, Associate Professor, UNC Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
  • Jennifer Mundt, Senior Legislative Analyst, North Carolina General Assembly

Registration for the event is free

Check the SPAG website for more up-to-date details about the event!

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