2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Wicked Problems: Opportunities for the Science Museum Community to Address Society’s Biggest Challenges

Saturday, October 21, 2017: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Stephen Uzzo, New York Hall of Science
Presenters:
Pat Hamilton, Science Museum of Minnesota, Eric Siegel, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Rebecca Hathaway, University Center for Atmospheric Research, David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science and Miranda Massie, The Climate Museum

Science centers and other cultural institutions have played a central role in helping enlighten the public about society’s wicked problems. This session invites panelists, representing institutions across the nation, to discuss efforts to address these problems: what works and what doesn’t, and the challenges and opportunities going forward.