Date & Time

11 March
9:45AM - 5:00PM

Speakers

17 multi-disciplinary national and local thought leaders

Registrants

521

Program & Schedule

Naomi Oreskes
Why Trust Science?
Moderated by Mo Raymo


Prof. Naomi Oreskes (Harvard University), a renowned historian of science trained as a geologist, talks about why science should be trusted, how to ensure its objectivity and quality, and how to promote trust in science.



Moderated by Jeannette M. Wing
Diversity, Equity and Trust in Science


This multidisciplinary panel will discuss the role of diversity and equity in promoting trust and credibility of science, including, for example, addressing bias in artificial intelligence, genomic research as a case study, diversity in clinical trial recruitment, and strategies to promote diversity across the research enterprise.



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Moderated by Marcia McNutt
Rigor and Research Integrity in a Public Health Crisis


A panel including researchers, journal editors, and public health leaders will discuss recent experiences and lessons learned in promoting rigorous COVID-19 research during the pandemic.


Moderated by Chris Wiggins
Communicating Science to Promote Understanding and Action

In this round table, panelists will discuss what constitutes effective science communication, how such communication promotes trust in science and how it can prompt action on the issues of the day. Panelists will also provide approaches that researchers at all career stages can use to enhance their own science communication skills and enhance the credibility of science.


Meet Our Speakers

Naomi Oreskes

Harvard University

Marcia McNutt

President, National Academy of Sciences

Arturo Casadevall

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Sri Devi Narasimhan

Deputy Editor, Cell

Wafaa El-Sadr

Columbia University

Kathleen M. Neuzil

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Vence Bonham, Jr.

National Human Genome Research Institute

Dana E. Crawford

Columbia University

Jennifer J. Manly

Columbia University

Dominique Brossard

University of Wisconsin

Sylvester "Jim" Gates

Past President, American Physical Society

Sudip Parikh

CEO & Executive Publisher, Science Journals

Andy Revkin

Columbia University

Chris Wiggins

Columbia University

Jeannette M. Wing

EVP for Research, Columbia University

Maureen “Mo” Raymo

Columbia University

Katrina Armstrong

CEO, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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