Session 3 – Advocacy

12:00 - 12:50

Chair: Andrew Chamberlain
, Managing Director, Consort Strategies

Advocating is an increasingly important – and relevant – part of a society’s activities. As mission-based organizations, advocacy – and sometimes lobbying – is core to a society. What should societies be doing now? How should they be advocating for their communities in today’s environment?


  • Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Fellow, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
  • Seth Denbo, Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives, American Historical Association
  • Elizabeth Landau, Public Affairs Director, American Geophysical Union