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Assistant Professor of Natural Science David Szymanski to Speak on Congressional Geoscience Panels

October 16, 2009


David Szymanski, assistant professor of Natural Science and former Congressional Science Fellow, has been selected to speak on two formal panels at the Geological Society of America - 2009 Annual Meeting and Exhibition at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. The first panel discussion on Sunday, October 18 will address the fate of energy and climate change legislation in Congress and the key geosciences provisions needed for this and other influential legislation. The second panel on Tuesday, October 20 will be an opportunity for convention attendees to meet current and former Congressional Science Fellows and learn about their experiences on Capitol Hill and what it was like to work at the interface between geosciences and public policy.

THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA was established in 1888 to provide access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry. The Geological Society's growing membership unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet and share scientific findings.


Type: Campus News