How to Make Friends and Influence Policy People at the Federal, State, and Local Level

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Meeting Room 27 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Patti Curtis, Managing Director, Museum of Science
Matt Fleury, President and CEO, Connecticut Science Center and Benjamin Dickow, President and Executive Director, Columbia Memorial Space Center

Overcome trepidation and engage with your elected officials. After a review of three successful case studies of science center interactions with policy makers, participants can pose specific or hypothetical scenarios and receive expert guidance, engage in role play, and develop a mini-plan to execute at their home institutions.