EventsThursday, March 15, 2018 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
ASAP invites you to hear Mark Bayer, president of Bayer Strategic Consulting and former Chief of Staff in the Senate and House of Representatives. He is a 17-year Capitol Hill veteran, and master legislative strategist and advocacy expert who's turning his attention to helping scientists get their voices heard in Congress.
Mark will be speaking about his experience working on Capitol Hill, the communication skills that are needed to successfully implement policy change, and what it is like in a consulting career. This will be an informal discussion and all questions are welcome.
Pizza will be provided. Open to Cornell graduate students, postdocs and faculty.
Download event flyer here.
About ASAP (Advancing Science And Policy):
Cornell Advancing Science and Policy is a group of graduate students, post-docs and faculty interested in the intersection of science and policy. We engage our members in the policy making process and educate the public about the role of scientific input in advancing society. We provide trainings on writing and outreach, discussions of pertinent science policy topics, host invited speakers, and lead annual trips to Washington D.C. Join us to learn how to best make your voice heard, and understood, by those who represent you.
Connect with ASAP via their website, list-serve (email to join), or Facebook. ASAP hosts many events and training sessions to help Cornell graduate students and postdocs learn how to use non-partisan language to defend the basic institution of unbiased science.
ASAP is supported by the Cornell BEST Program.