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
Presenters:
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.