Learn About Communicating Your Policy Analysis; Register by Jan. 25
January 12, 2021
Individuals interested in science policy are invited to participate in a two-part Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship professional development seminar on “Communicating Your Policy Analysis.” This interactive workshop will take place over two 1.5-hour sessions beginning from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. In this session, learn how to develop a policy elevator pitch and a policy brief. This session will include some sample policies to pitch or participants can develop their own ideas based on their previous analysis. Register online by Monday, Jan. 25.
Session two, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, will include workshop and small group discussion of the draft policy briefs developed in session one; the creation of sample dissemination plans to distribute the policy brief to key policymakers, nongovernmental organizations and the public; and a plenary question and answer session.
This series will be taught by Debbie Stine, who has conducted public policy analysis in science and technology policy for the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; the U.S. Congressional Research Service; the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Carnegie Mellon University. She is the founder and chief instructor for the Science and Technology Policy Academy.
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The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu