Julia Washburn, David Ucko, and Marsha Semmel to Keynote From Nice to Necessary: Science in the Service of Democracy

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Limited space is still available in the 2015 NCSCE Washington Symposium and SENCER-ISE National Meeting From Nice to Necessary: Science in the Service of Democracy.

The Symposium will begin on Sunday, September 27 at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University. We will feature our opening plenary address on SENCER Synergies with Informal Learning, delivered by David Ucko, a SENCER collaborator and SENCER-ISE senior advisor, followed by invited presentations on integrating the humanities in STEM education, and the work being done at George Mason University on conservation-focused partnerships.

On Monday, September 28, also at George Mason University, our program will feature a keynote address from Julia Washburn the National Park Service’s Associate Director for Interpretation, Education and Volunteers. Marsha Semmel, a SENCER collaborator and SENCER-ISE senior advisor, will give an afternoon keynote about creating a common theme for cultural institutions. Our Monday program will also feature invited presentations and panels showcasing best practices in educational partnerships.

On Tuesday, September 29, in the Capitol Visitor Center on Capitol Hill, we will gather for the Capitol Hill Poster Session, a special program honoring the SENCER Hawaii team for their multi-institutional collaborations, closing remarks, and a buffet luncheon.

In addition to these presentations, We currently have a few places for posters, which you can propose as part of the registration process.

More information, including the meeting agenda is available here. You can register for the meeting here.
You can also follow meeting updates on twitter with the hashtag #SENCERWISE15

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