Government Affairs Program

AGI Government Affairs Advisory Committee
Draft Meeting Agenda with Links to Background Information

October 1, 2005
AGI Headquarters
Alexandria, VA
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

I. Goals of Meeting
1. Discuss approaches to getting more active participation from societies and their members in public affairs.
2. Earth science education in federal agencies, particularly the USGS
3. Natural hazards research and education toward preparation, mitigation and rapid response: How can scientists communicate best approaches to policymakers

*** Light Breakfast available at 8:00 ***

II. Introductions and Preliminary Business [8:30 - 9:00]

III. Member Society Collaboration and Input [9:00 - 9:30]

IV. Earth Science Education [9:30 - 10:00]

V. Getting Geoscientists Involved in Public Policy [10:00 - 10:45]

VI. Natural Hazards: Connecting Science with Policy [11:00 - 11:30]

VII. Wrap-Up and Other Business [11:30 - 12:00]

Adjourn 12:00



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Posted October 18, 2004