Sharing Emerging Approaches for Civic Engagement in Issues of Science, Society, and the Environment

Monday, October 1, 2018: 2:30 PM-3:45 PM
Meeting Room 24 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Greg DeFrancis, Director of Education, Montshire Museum of Science
Session Moderator:
Marcos Stafne, Executive Director, Montshire Museum of Science
Presenters:
Stephanie Ratcliffe, Executive Director, The Wild Center/Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks and Susan Schwartzenberg, Senior Artist and Curator, Exploratorium

Science centers need to engage members of their broader communities in critical conversations at the nexus of science, society, and the environment. Presenters will share evolving models ranging from collecting personal narratives from members of the public to convening environmental stakeholders in our exhibit spaces that reach new audiences.

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