Upcoming Conferences

Foresight from the COVID-19 Pandemic (FCP)
06-01-2022 - 12-31-2022

Introduction COVID-19 has taught the world, once again, the painful lesson that the lack of preparedness for infectious disease pandemics is a tragic ...    


Agricultural Biosurveillance, Biosecurity, and Biodefense (ABBB)
06-01-2022 - 12-31-2022

Introduction: The vulnerabilities of the U.S. food and agricultural systems to natural and intentional attack and alteration have long been recognize...    


GPHEF - Production and Exportation
08-15-2022 - 08-19-2022

Introduction: The often-dramatic advancements in science and technology that have characterized the outset of the 21st century are now important tools...    


GPHEF - Importation and Innovation
09-26-2022 - 09-30-2022

Introduction: The often-dramatic advancements in science and technology that have characterized the outset of the 21st century are now important tools...    


To Increase Science’s Public Value, We Must Improve Communication

In the last hundred years, scientific research has transformed quality of life for people around the world. Science has great potential to do much more, but its public value depends on how well scientific information is communicated. While evolving communicative technologies have changed many communicative behaviors and expectations, several scientific communities have been slow to adapt to these changes. As a result, there are instances where scientific findings that could improve quality of life are drowned out by more sensational claims that are inconsistent with the best available evidence.