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STGlobal Consortium

March 24 2017 to March 25 2017 | Washington, DC

Deadline: January 13 2017

Updated: November 10 2016

17th Annual Student Conference •US STGlobal is a consortium of graduate and undergraduate programs focused on exploring the worlds of science policy and science, technology and society.

The STGlobal consortium presents its annual conference in Washington DC, in the scenic academic settings of the National Academy of Sciences and American Association for the Advancement of Science. The conference is run entirely by student volunteers and aims to create an environment for the presentation of work from emerging student-scholars.

STGlobal’s 17th annual event continues the chronicle of a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary collegial exchange. The conference attracts hundreds of students from around the world with diverse interests in Science, Technology and Society (STS) or Science and Technology Policy (STP) each year. The independent, student-led organizing committee also awards travel funds for those that are not located around the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

STGlobal inspires and challenges graduate students to contribute to discussions at the forefront of research in STP and STS, during any stage of the research process.

The Conference allows students three avenues to present their research: as part of a proposed full panel, as a paper presentation, or as a poster.

Submissions We welcome abstracts on completed research or works-in-progress on issues relevant to science & technology policy (STP) and science, technology and society (STS). We encourage submissions that highlight creative research and methodologies (ethnography, visual studies, digital media, etc.) in areas such as health, energy, sustainability, social justice, education, space studies, innovation, public policy, ethics, and the intersections between science, technology and the humanities. The above list is in no way exhaustive of the many topics within STS & STP scholarship. Paper Abstracts

Paper abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and demonstrate your paper’s connection to themes within STS and STP. We encourage submissions that highlight creative research and methodologies that work to bring STS in conversation with areas such as (but not limited to) health, energy, sustainability, social justice, education, space studies, innovation, public policy, ethics, governance, and the many intersections between science, technology, policy, and the humanities. All papers will also be considered for poster presentations. Panels

STGlobal accepts proposals for full panel presentations. Panels are built around a unifying theme, contain a minimum of three paper abstracts, and optionally a possible discussant. A discussant is not required to submit a proposal for a panel presentation. Poster abstracts

Poster abstracts adhere to the general directions for paper abstracts. Poster presentations most often consist of undergraduate research in STS and STP, but Graduate Students preferring a poster format are welcome to apply. These presentations normally take place during a larger poster session and allow students the opportunity to converse directly about their work with peers and consortium faculty. Eligibility

Papers, panels and poster abstracts are open to students currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program at any institution around the world at the time of submitting an abstract.

SUBMIT ABSTRACTS HERE Deadline January 13th, 2017, midnight EST

Conference registration here

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