Advancing Scientific Ocean Drilling IMPACT workshop, June 14-15, 2022

published Mar 21, 2022 12:12pm

Jun 14, 2022 - Jun 15, 2022

What is your impact on the future of scientific ocean drilling? How are policy, public engagement, and training the next generation central to the future of scientific ocean drilling research? For a deep dive into these questions and other topics, please join us on June 14-15, 2022, for the Advancing Scientific Ocean Drilling IMPACT workshop at AGU Headquarters in Washington, DC (with hybrid options). Applications are welcome from all career stages, and especially those with historically excluded identities in STEM. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2022.

The workshop has the following goals:

  • Build on and draw from the Summer 2021 virtual IMPACT workshops to move the community forward in its approach to broader impacts for scientific ocean drilling
  • Create a blueprint for a science communication strategy that is an integral part of implementation of the 2050 Framework for Scientific Ocean Drilling
  • Develop a set of strategies with actionable plans for the next 5 years and beyond, and establish working groups for each of these strategies
  • Broaden the diversity of people working on all of the above, including but not limited to racial equity in STEM, community colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), and especially people and communities who have traditionally not participated in scientific ocean drilling

We also welcome your thoughts on what our priorities should be, at the workshop and beyond, via this survey. The survey responses will help us to plan the workshop; we would love your input on the survey even if you cannot join us for the workshop.