Science and Technology Events

Webcast

Freedom: A Power for Environmental Stewardship

June 08, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says freedom—combined with private property rights and respect for the rule of law—creates an atmosphere conducive to environmental cooperation and security.

The Future of Leadership

April 22, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Herb Rubenstein, founder and president of Growth Strategies, Inc., a strategy, management, leadership, and innovation consulting firm, has thought, written, lectured extensively and developed a unique perspective on leadership that he supports with many examples of successful leaders. In this presentation, Herb will explore how we can encourage the emergence of more leaders of leaders in the future through improved technology, more ethical decision making frameworks, and other tools.

The Black Swan: The 21st Century Challenge for Public Policy

February 09, 2005 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
What you think you know may not matter. What you don't know certainly will. And why you are unlikely to know what matters in time. A discussion with with Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Ph.D.

The Future of American Citizen Engagement

December 13, 2004 // 7:00amDecember 14, 2004 // 2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program

Experts Discuss "World in the Balance"

April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.

Serious Games Day

December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
A day devoted to exploring the application of computer and video games to public sector challenges and leadership

LIVE WEBCAST: Autonomic Computing

October 28, 2003 // 7:30amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Managing just one computer can tax the average person’s technical capabilities. How do we thrive in a world where we might be connected to thousands of computational devices? This seminar and discussion will explore the emerging world of autonomic computing -- the second event in a series on The Future of Computing. This event will be webcast.

Dinner Honoring His Excellency, Festus Mogae, President of the Republic of Botswana

June 26, 2003 // 7:00pm10:00pm
Africa Program
This Dinner was held in honor of President Mogae in conjunction with the Corporate Council for Africa's Africa - US Business Summit.

Changing the Landscape of U.S. Energy: Nano and Micro Technologies

June 10, 2003 // 12:00pm5:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
with Professor Richard Smalley, Nobel Laureate, Gene and Norman Hackerman, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University Robert Walker, former Chairman, House Science CommitteeDennis Wilson, Nanotechnologies, Inc. (energy materials)Harry Efstathiadis, Albany Nanotech Energy Program - E2TACPaul Wormser, COO, Konarka (solar)Martin Roscheisen, CEO, NanoSolar (solar)Joel Serface, Eastman VenturesMark Modzelewski, NanoBusiness AllianceJerry Simmons,Sandia Labs (solid-state lighting) Theo Lee, CEO, HTI - (clean coal company)Craig Nelson, Chief Technology Officer, Solicore, (a venture backed battery company)Kristin Bennett, DOE Office of Science, Program Manager for the Nanoscience Centers

Enhancing National Security and Civil Liberties in the Information Age

May 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
The Center’s Foresight and Governance Project recently convened a group of experts to discuss ways to improve both civil liberties and national security in the information age, especially in light of increased efforts for more efficient data gathering and analysis post 9/11.

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