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What is science diplomacy and why is it essential in the 21st century?

April 24, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Hosts: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Conveners: 

Nick Pyenson - Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Linette Dutari - Associate Director for Communications, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution, Republic of Panama

Oris Sanjur - Associate Director for Science Administration, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution, Republic of Panama

Panelists:

Fran Ulmer - Senior Fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center and Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Comission

Cristián Samper - President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York

Sabrina Sholts - Curator of Biological Anthropology and lead curator of Outbreak, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Description: The most pressing challenges facing the world today are transnational and require scientific expertise to solve. In the past, science and its values have been at the core of international affairs, informing and supporting foreign policy objectives, and lending strength to diplomatic and international relations -- what will science diplomacy look like in the future?

Target audience: This discussion panel and its Q&A are aimed at professionals and leaders in science, policy, and in the private and public sectors.

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Speakers

Linette Dutari

Linette Dutari

Associate Director for Communications, Smithsonian Tropical Biology Institute

Nick Pyenson

Nick Pyenson

Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Cristián Samper

Cristián Samper

President & Chief Executive Officer, Wildlife Conservation Society

Oris Sanjur

Oris Sanjur

Associate Director for Science Administration, Smithsonian Tropical Biology Institute

Sabrina Sholts

Sabrina Sholts

Curator of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Fran Ulmer

Fran Ulmer

Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center and Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission

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