Education and Public Outreach Workshop


June 10, 2002
7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome from Francis S. Collins
8:50 a.m. Co-chairs/Moderator address focus of meeting & lay ground rules
9:00 a.m. Presentation by Jon Miller on public perception of and interest in science: A longitudinal study
9:30 a.m. Review background papers, including inventory of current education and outreach efforts of NHGRI, NSF, DOE, etc.
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Reassemble in three break-out groups- K-12, Undergrad, General Public.
Questions to discuss:
  1. What are the gaps in content and implementation in this area?
  2. What messages about genetics and genomics should be aimed at this audience?
  3. What are the preferred methods to deliver this message?
  4. What are the priorities NHGRI should focus on?
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Continue break-out groups
2:00 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. Reassemble as the committee of the whole and share initial lists of specific tasks
4:30 p.m. Next Steps - Larry Thompson
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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Last Reviewed: January 2006

See Also:

Workshop Summary

Background Papers:

Human Genome Education

NHGRI Educational Activities

NHGRI Public Outreach Activities

Long-Range Planning