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Sponsored by COMPASS and Consortium for Ocean Leadership (Ticketed session)

Learn more about the ocean science priorities of the 116th Congress as well as how to effectively communicate your issues and concerns with congressional representatives. This multi-part session will provide insights on key federal ocean science issues, effective methods to communicate, and insights from capitol hill staff on how to best connect with them and their priorities. The Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL) will describe the intersection of science and policy. Learn about the role of COL’s members in making key scientific and technological advances and how these inform legislative priorities, such as the National Oceanographic Partnership Program, ocean science funding, and aquaculture that grow our ocean understanding and ensure our ocean security. Learn practical skills from Science Communication experts at COMPASS how to be clear, compelling and concise in communicating your key ideas to policymakers on Capitol Hill and beyond. Engage in a lively discussion with an expert panel who will offer their perspectives on how science and evidence is used on Capitol Hill and how to work with Congress and policy makers to make lasting change.

A separate registration is required for this session. While this session is already full, you can join the waiting list here.