Day 1 Science & Policy Workshop: May 11

Tuesday

Day 2 Science & Policy Workshop: May 12

Wednesday

Day 3 Science & Policy Workshop: May 13

Thursday

Morning

8:30 Registration and coffee

 

9:00-9:15 Welcome and orientation: Clare Hinrichs

Opening remarks: Steve Fales

 

9:15-10:30: Why Making Policy is (Usually) Not Like Making Science:  An Overview of Policy Processes, Structures and Players

 

       Robert Lowry, ISU Political Science

 

 

Break 10:30-11:00

 

11:00-12:30: How and Why Regions Matter for Anticipating the Policy Implications of Land Grant University Research

 

       Mark Drabenstott, Vice President and Director, Center for the Study of Rural America, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City

 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

8:30 Registration and coffee

 

9:00-12:30: Institutional Interfaces between Science and Policy: Opportunities and Obstacles

 

       9:00: Karl Glasener, Science Policy Director, Triple Societies

 

       10:00: Clara Cohen, National Academies (former AAAS Science Policy Fellow)

 

Break 10:45-11:15

 

       11:15: Loni Kemp, Senior Policy Analyst, Minnesota Project (Kellogg Food and Society Fellow)

 

       12:10: Discussion: How Can ISU Researchers Optimize Institutional Connections for Linking Science to Policy?

 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

8:30 Registration and coffee

 

9:00 Opening remarks: Wendy Wintersteen

 

9:05-10:30: Presenting Testimony to Policy Audiences

 

       Craig Cox, Exec Dir. Soil & Water Conservation Society

 

Break 10:30-11:00

 

11:00-11:30 Realities of Rulemaking: Observations and Experience

 

       John Miranowski, ISU Economics

 

11:30-12:30 More Tales from the Trenches: Forays into Policy by ISU Researchers (panel)

 

       Charlie Brummer, ISU Agronomy

       Suzanne Hendrich, ISU Food Sciences & Human Nutrition

       Tom Richard, ISU Ag/Biosystems Eng

 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Afternoon

1:30-2:30 Engaging Land Grant Science with Public Policy: Ethical Issues and Imperatives

 

       Jeffrey Burkhardt, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida

 

Break 2:30-3:00

 

3:00- 4:00 Panel to continue and extend this plenary theme, followed by discussion:

 

       Clark Wolf, ISU Bioethics Program

       Fred Kirschenmann, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, ISU

       Ricardo Salvador, ISU Agronomy

 

4:00 Reception

 

1:30- 4:30 Workshop on the Art and Science of Writing Policy Briefs*

 

       Keith Mueller, University of Nebraska Medical Center and RUPRI  

 

 

* This workshop is open only to those participating in all three days of the conference.

1:30- 3:30 Understanding the Media Interface between Science and Policy (panel)

 

       Perry Beeman, Science and environment reporter, Des Moines Register

       Annette Hacker, ISU News Service Manager

       Brian Meyer, College of Agriculture Communications Services Director

       Lulu Rodriquez, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication 

 

3:30 Closing Reception

 

LAND GRANT UNIVERSITY SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY: ENHANCING THE CONNECTIONS conference

Iowa State University, Memorial Union, Gallery.  Program schedule as of 5/5/04.

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