A workshop designed for scientists and policy practitioners living or working in South America to enhance capacities in providing science advice for policymaking at all levels of government.
The workshop is planned for the 28th and 29th of June 2017 in Buenos Aires and will bring together 60 (emerging and established) scientists and policy practitioners and key stakeholders for a dialogue on models of science advice, and promising practices for working at the interface between science and policy, and will form a basis for a network of science advice stakeholders in South America.
The workshop will be held in Spanish and is being coordinated by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Argentina in collaboration with INGSA.
The applications closed 27 March 2017. Success applicants will be notified shortly.
For more information in Spanish visit: http://articulacioncyp.mincyt.gob.ar/
Just prior to the workshop, on Wednesday 28th June, we will hold an open symposium to discuss the role of science advice in policy making. This will include presentations from Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Advisor, Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK, Ernesto Polcuch, Chief, Science Policy and Partnerships Section of UNESCO, Peter Gluckman, INGSA Chair and Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand and others.