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The Dupont Summit 2011: Call for Proposals

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ICSU ROAP encourages interested scientists in the region to participate in the programme of the Dupont Summit 2011 on Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Issues, to be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, on Friday, 2 December 2011.

The purpose of The Dupont Summit is to promote dialogue about the pressing policy issues related to science, technology and the environment. The conference mirrors the interest of the Policy Studies Organization (PSO) and its partners in promoting discussion of current policy concerns.

Presented every year on the first Friday of December, the conference brings together academics, government, business and social leaders from a variety of backgrounds, for conversation about issues that include but are not limited to health, energy, national security, information and telecommunications, environment and climate change, biotechnology, genetics and stem cells, water and natural resources, science research and education, technology and innovation, space, and ethical, legal and social implications of science and technology.

PSO are looking for proposals from all views and persuasions from across the political and social spectrum, and may be in the form of panels, individual presentations, workshops, roundtables, etc. All suggestions will be welcome. The dateline for submitting proposal in on 19 November 2011. For more information, please visit PSO website, or contact Michael Horka, PSO Outreach Director, at horka@ipsonet.org or by phone at 202-483-2512 ext 160.

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