***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear Colleagues, Please find from below for the information on the 2010 ST Global Graduate Conference. It's an annual conference for mostly graudate students in the fields of Science, Technology, and Innovation. Deadline has been extended to January 20th, 2010. *************************************** *Innovating the Future: Critical Perspectives in * *Science & Technology* 2010 ST Global Call for Abstracts AAAS and the student organizing committee for the 10th Annual Conference of Science & Technology in Society are pleased to join forces with National Academies' Annual Forum for Graduate Students in Science, Technology, and Health Policy. From April 9th to 11th, the newly merged conference has been extended to 2 1/2 days, and will continue to provide a professional and interactive venue for all graduate students from Science & Technology Policy (STP), Science & Technology Studies (STS), and related fields including, but not limited to, health, energy and environment, space, information and communications, innovation, education, and ethical, legal and social implications of science and technology. Every year, prominent figures from both STP and STS deliver keynote addresses. In addition to presenting papers and receiving constructive feedback on their research, students will have the opportunity to build national and international networks with each other and prominent scholars and professionals. As an added benefit to attendees and participants, a portion of the conference will be dedicated to career development, with representatives of government and non-government employers. In addition, there will be a poster session during the Friday night reception. Although not required, we encourage students to prepare a poster to present at the reception or to complement their formal presentation. This year's conference will feature multiple tracks and concentrations, including, but not limited to: - Ethical, Legal, and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology - Communicating Science to Policymakers and the Public - Education and Training for the S&T Workforce - The Role of S&T in Innovation, Economic Development, Job Creation, and Entrepreneurship - Priorities in STS: Energy, Health Care Quality, Green Technology, Climate Change - The Global Perspective on Science, Technology, and Culture We are now accepting abstracts of up to 250 words for the conference which will run 2 1/2 days from Friday April 9th in the afternoon through 1pm on Sunday April 11th. In your abstract, please indicate if you plan on preparing a presentation, poster, or both. Please visit our website: http://www.stglobal.org/ The CFP, which is attached, can also be viewed on our website at http://www.stglobal.org/CFP/CFP2010.pdf<http://www.stglobal.org/CFP/CFP2010.pdf> . Questions about the conference can be sent to: [log in to unmask] Abstracts are due on 20th of January 2010 and should be approximately 250 words. If you would like to see previous, successful abstracts, they can be viewed at: http://www.stglobal.org/abstractsamples.html This conference is a great opportunity to network with your peers as well as luminaries in the field, and to present your research in front of a critical yet supportive audience. I look forward to reading your abstracts. Best regards, YuJin Jung Dana Dolan _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.