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Tabletop Agenda Items ready for your comments

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The CSPO conference The Rightful Place of Science? included Tabletop Salons – where the primary work of the conference took place.  Topics were submitted and led by conference attendees.  The salons generated items to be part of the developing research, education and outreach agenda to enhance linkages between scientific and technological research and beneficial societal  [ Read More ]

T18 Participatory Technology Assessment in the 21st Century: Including the Lay Public in Scientific Decision Making

Here are the recommended agenda items as we go forward, which are the product of the final session of the Tabletop Salons at The Rightful Place of Science? presented by ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. We invite you to keep the conversation going by adding your thoughts, critiques and suggestions.

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Here are the recommended agenda items as we go forward, which are the product of the final session of the Tabletop Salons at The Rightful Place of Science? presented by ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. We invite you to keep the conversation going by adding your thoughts, critiques and suggestions.

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Closing plenary: Au contraire, Dr. Krauss…

by Sean Hays (CNS, ASU) During the closing plenary session, a, more or less, representative panel of the conferences participants attempted to provide some final context to the conversation of the last three days. The question of the rightful place of science, still unresolved, served as the backdrop to a conversation that was really about  [ Read More ]

Inculcating society-focused values in science education

By Shirley Laska, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology, University of New Orleans, commenting from the last day of TPRS conference; Laska is one of the six conference Exemplars, and a recipient of the CSPO Prize. Thank you very much for inviting me to this very important conversation about the  [ Read More ]

Getting our house in order

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By Susan Fitzpatrick, Vice President, James S. McDonnell Foundation.  Fitzpatrick is one of the six conference Exemplars and a recipient of the CSPO Prize. I would like to pose a challenge to the community of science who are struggling to help identify the “rightful place of science.”  My challenge is one of taking responsibility for  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Margaret Davidson (CSPO Exemplar)

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Margaret Davidson, Director, NOAA Coastal Services Center

Interview: Laura Helmuth

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Laura Helmuth, Senior Editor, Smithsonian

Interview: Susan Fitzpatrick (CSPO Exemplar)

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Susan Fitzpatrick, Vice President, James S. McDonnell Foundation

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Tabletop Agenda Items ready for your comments

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The CSPO conference The Rightful Place of Science? included Tabletop Salons – where the primary work of the conference took place.  Topics were submitted and led by conference attendees.  The salons generated items to be part of the developing research, education and outreach agenda to enhance linkages between scientific and technological research and beneficial societal  [ Read More ]

T18 Participatory Technology Assessment in the 21st Century: Including the Lay Public in Scientific Decision Making

Here are the recommended agenda items as we go forward, which are the product of the final session of the Tabletop Salons at The Rightful Place of Science? presented by ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. We invite you to keep the conversation going by adding your thoughts, critiques and suggestions.

T15 Beyond 700ppm

Here are the recommended agenda items as we go forward, which are the product of the final session of the Tabletop Salons at The Rightful Place of Science? presented by ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. We invite you to keep the conversation going by adding your thoughts, critiques and suggestions.

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Circuit Bending: Making music from circuit boards

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What is circuit bending? This video shows how circuit bending is done, and gives an introduction into “the surreal world of sound.” Watch this group play around with changing the connections on a circuit board and creating sounds:

Sleeper: Banana Peel scene

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This scene from Woody Allen’s movie Sleeper is a “giant food” fight in the future. That’s a pretty big chicken!

Exploding steamer on Letterman

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Richard Simmons shows off his new steamer on the David Letterman show:

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CspoCon Live! Day 3 (last day)

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Join us in the last an all-day chit-chat on anything and everything related to the conference. Comments, opinions, suggestions, or any random ramblings are welcome. The Rightful Place of Science – Day 3

#cspocon trending topic on Twitter

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CspoCon LIVE!!! Day 2, including the livestreaming of Mons. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo – Keynote Speech

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Join us on live-discussion on the Rightful Place of Science? Conference

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