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The Future of Science in America Summit
This event will dive into the high stakes ahead for science as we emerge from a hotly contested election, with the pandemic on the upswing across the country. Through rotating paired conversations with five experts from academia, industry, advocacy, and government, this event will explore (re)building public trust in science, the latest science and policy developments on the COVID vaccine front, and which aspects of science should be prioritized in the next four years.

• Saad Amer – Founder of Plus1Vote, a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting out the vote on issues such as climate change and equality
• France Córdova, Ph.D. – Astrophysicist, past Director of the National Science Foundation, and past President of Purdue University
• Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D. – Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California San Francisco and Co-President of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
• Seema Kumar – Global Head, Office of Innovation, Public Health, and Scientific Engagement, Johnson & Johnson
• Michelle McMurry-Heath, M.D., Ph.D. – President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

This summit is co-hosted by the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program, the science outlet LeapsMag, and the social impact company GOOD, with support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Rita Allen Foundation.

The event continues dialogue begun in our recently published digital magazine, “The Future of Science in America: The Election Issue.”

Nov 12, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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