Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:00pm - 1:10pm EDT
LeapsMag, the Aspen Institute's Science and Society Program, and GOOD
"The Future of Science in America Summit" will dive into the high stakes ahead as we emerge from a hotly contested election, with the pandemic on the upswing.
Through rotating paired conversations with five experts from academia, industry, advocacy, and government, followed by a public Q&A, this event will explore (re)building public trust in science, the latest science and policy developments on the COVID vaccine front, and moonshots in science that deserve prioritization over the next four years.
Michelle McMurry-Heath, M.D., Ph.D.
President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Founder, 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, past President of Purdue University
Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco and Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Global Head, Office of Innovation, Public Health, and Scientific Engagement, Johnson & Johnson
This summit is co-hosted by LeapsMag, the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program, and the social impact company GOOD, with support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Rita Allen Foundation.
The event accompanies our recently published digital magazine, The Future of Science in America: The Election Issue.