Science Centers as Key Partners in Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainability

Sunday, October 20, 2013: 2:45 PM-5:15 PM
Albuquerque Convention Center
Session Leader:
Ilan Chabay, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies
Steve Adams, Institute for Sustainable Communities, Patrick Hamilton, Science Museum of Minnesota, Walter Staveloz, Association of Science-Technology Centers, Julia Tagüeña, Centro de Investigación en Energía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Sander van der Leeuw, Arizona State University

In moving toward a sustainable future, economical, environmental, social, and institutional aspects intersect, thus transdisciplinary research is crucial to develop new knowledge and policies, make decisions, and take action. The session will discuss how science centers can become key venues and resources for facilitating engagement between research and stakeholder communities.

Contact information

Association of Science - Technology Centers
818 Connecticut Avenue, NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006-2734

Tel 202-783-7200 | Fax 202-783-7207