Frontiers of Policy: Science and Humanism at Work in Government State Senator Juan Mendez

North 132BC

Saturday May 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

A social neuroscientist will put a panel of Arizona politicians on the spot about why the hell lawmakers are so bad at considering established science in the policymaking process. Panelists will advocate for more humanistic and fact-based approaches in government and will address a wide range of political and ethical issues facing our species in the coming decades—including climate change, AI, universal basic income, gender abolition, and more. Come with your questions!