AMS Summer Policy Colloquium

AMS Summer Policy Colloquium

Academic level Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral, Professional (MD, JD, MBA) Focus Policy Duration Summer
Notes

The AMS Summer Policy Colloquium brings a select group to Washington, D.C. for an intense, ten-day immersion in atmospheric policy.

  • Provides an overview of policy basics, and how decisions are made governing
    thecourse and future of atmospheric
    science
  • Provides opportunities for participants to meet and dialog with the federal officials, Congressional staffers, and others who make those decisions
  • Surveys current atmospheric policy issues
  • Uses the case study method to
    explore a limited number of issues, both past and present, in depth and detail
  • Helps participants build skills, experience, and contacts they can use throughout their careers to understand and influence the atmospheric policy process
  • Helps participants gauge their aptitude for and interest in the challenges of matching atmospheric science to national priorities, and scientific program leadership.