09 Jan 2006 -- Public Perception Meeting
 
introductions
Agenda?
certification as a trick
what is the public's current perception
suggestion
thoughts
concerns within the community
converting an ignorant public into an interested public
Some Topic Areas
what to know
congress cutting all bio funding
perceptions of synthetic biology
next actions
what concrete issues should be taken forward
why
what's unique about synthetic biology - fundamentally different than what's cited elsewhere
decomposition and synthesis as a way of learning
what are the issues really -- is there a public perception problem really
is doing pharma the right thing first
contrast with Monsanto
What does "the public" really think now?
http://www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/dataacq/nsf_surveys_science_technology.html - the Roper Center WWW page for NSF Surveys on Science & Technology
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind04/c7/c7i.htm - Chapter 7: Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding, in Science & Engineering Indicators 2004