June 21, 2024

Exploring the Intersection of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Policy: The STEP Program’s Annual Keynote Address with Roger Pielke Jr.

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The STEP Program is hosting its annual keynote address on Thursday, April 11, from 4-5:30 p.m. This year’s speaker is Roger Pielke Jr., a well-known advocate for research policymaking. The event will be held virtually, with a watch party at 311 Latham Hall where light snacks will be provided. Additionally, a Zoom option is available for those who cannot attend in person, and registration is required to participate.

The STEP Program aims to bring together professionals from various fields to discuss the intersection of science, technology, engineering, and policy in order to promote informed decision-making and drive positive change in society. The program is sponsored by the +Policy Network and co-sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Political Science. More information about the STEP Program can be found on their website.

If you require accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to Todd Schenk at tschenk@vt.edu at least 10 business days before the event during regular business hours. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn from experts in different fields about how science, technology, engineering, and policy intersect and impact each other in today’s world. It’s not only an educational experience but also a chance to network with like-minded individuals who share similar interests and goals towards creating a better society through informed decision making.

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