ACS Congressional Briefings – Science & the Congress Project


A neutral and credible source of scientific information for policymakers.

With 200+ briefings to date, the ACS Science & the Congress Project conducts congressional briefings that provide opportunities for Members of Congress and their staffs, and the wider science policy community, to gain a greater knowledge of the science involved in numerous public policy issues.* More about the project.

Recent Briefings

Scientific Rigor for the Courtroom
Co-sponsored with the American Statistical Association, panelists spoke on how both legal actors and scientists confront forensics in 2014.

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*Expert speakers are chosen to provide a balanced presentation about the topic under discussion, and their comments are independent of any position that may be held by the American Chemical Society, the sponsors of Science & the Congress, or its co-host(s).