Interested in community science? The “Science to Action” series at Fall Meeting aims to promote the ability of scientists, educators, and communities to work together to confront concerns posed by extreme events, climate and land cover change, and natural hazards. In addition to the events listed below, a series of sessions will highlight the impact of collaborations between scientists and communities, share successes and lessons learned, and inspire the continued growth of community science engagement in the Earth and space science community. Contact TEX for more information.
Science to Action Workshop: Practical Tips and Real-World Strategies for Engaging With Communities
Tuesday, 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Third Floor, Fulton, Hilton Riverside
Community science has the power to transform your science into an impactful force for good! Join Thriving Earth Exchange staff for this workshop to learn and practice the skills needed to build effective relationships with communities to address critical local needs in climate change, natural hazards, and natural resources. Early-career scientists and graduate students are encouraged to attend.
Celebrating Science to Action: Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) Networking Reception
Tuesday, 6:30–8:30 P.M.
Riverside Complex, Quarterdeck, Hilton Riverside
This annual reception provides a networking opportunity for those interested in community science engagement, outreach, and partnership. TEX connects Earth and space scientists to communities around the world working toward solutions related to climate change, natural hazards, and natural resources.
Science to Action in Louisiana: Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) Project Launch Workshop
Wednesday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Second Floor, Churchill C1, Hilton Riverside
This workshop will help scientists and community leaders develop collaborative, locally impactful projects together. TEX connects Earth and space scientists to communities around the world working toward solutions related to climate change, natural hazards, and natural resources. Lunch will be provided.