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UW Today
May 11, 2011

The Science and Policy Summit, sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, will be held on Friday, May 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the UW Tower. The summit aims to open a dialogue between scientists and policy makers.

Professor Emeritus and National Academy of Sciences Fellow Edward L. Miles will give the keynote address, and there will be four panel discussions:

Health: Protecting our Water, 9:30 a.m.
Natural Resources: Washington Ecosystems—from Mountains to the Sound, 11:15 a.m.
Built Environments: Transportation and the Modern Society, 2 p.m.
Energy: Washington State’s Commitment to Alternative Energy, 3:45 p.m.