This plenary brought together the leaders of several federal science agencies for a discussion about the challenges of using scientific discoveries to shape policy and practice.
Moderator: John H. Laub, Director, National Institute of Justice
- David Chambers, Associate Director for Dissemination and Implementation Research, National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Patrick Gallagher, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
- Linda Mellgren, Senior Social Science Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- John Easton, Director, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education