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AMS Summer Policy Colloquium
Sunday, June 2 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013, AAAS Building
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Registration is open
Registration is now closed for participants seeking NSF funding. However, participants not seeking funding are still encouraged to apply
The AMS Summer Policy Colloquium brings a select group of graduate students and professionals to Washington, D.C. for an intense, ten-day immersion in atmospheric policy. The Colloquium:
- Provides an overview of policy basics, and how decisions are made governing the course and future of atmospheric science;
- Provides opportunities for participants to meet and dialog with the federal officials, Congressional staffers and others who make those decisions;
- Surveys current atmospheric policy issues;
- Uses the case study method to explore a limited number of issues, both past and present, in depth and detail;
- Helps participants build skills, experience, and contacts they can use throughout their careers to understand and influence the atmospheric policy process;
- Helps participants gauge their aptitude for and interest in the challenges of matching atmospheric science to national priorities, and scientific program leadership.
Who can attend?
- mid-level federal managers and scientists
- mid-level private-sector executives
- university faculty
- selected graduate students of demonstrated scientific and leadership potential
- (under exceptional circumstances) undergraduate applications will be considered.
Application Process for the AMS SPC June 2-11 2013
Additional Information | Register for the Colloquium
- Participation will be limited to no more than 50 participants.
- Attendance at all sessions is required.
- $5000 registration fee includes all sessions, workshops, tours/briefings, and materials
- Students and faculty members can apply for NSF Funding.
- Sessions will take place in the AAAS Building.
- Hotel room block available at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center.
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