Science and Technology Events

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CrisisCommons Roundtable

July 15, 2010 // 8:00am10:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
This event is a facilitation--no speaker list.
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Synbio in Society: Toward New Forms of Collaboration?

May 12, 2010 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Jane Calvert, Ph.D., Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh's ESRC Innogen Centre, Member of the Synthetic Aesthetics Project; Mark Bedau, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Reed College; Editor-in-Chief, Artificial Life; Scientific Director, Initiative for Science, Society, and Policy; Lino Paula, Ph.D., Policy Officer at the Governance and Ethics Unit of DG Research, European Commission; David Rejeski, Moderator, Director, Synthetic Biology Project
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Reinventing Technology Assessment

April 28, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Richard Sclove, Founder & Senior Fellow, The Loka Institute; Paul Stern, National Academy of Sciences, David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program
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BioSecurity

March 11, 2010 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Jason Bobe, Director of Community, Personal Genome Project, Harvard Medical School; Edward You, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Countermeasures Unit, Bioterrorism Team; David Rejeski, Director, Synthetic Biology Project

Iraqi Women Leaders in Engineering and Applied Sciences

February 25, 2010 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
Dr. Alkhazragy, Lecturer/Assistant Professor, University of Technology, Baghdad, and Visiting Scholar, Stanford University; Dr. Mustafa, Lecturer, Engineering College, University of Salahaddin, and Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley; Ameer, Professor, College of Science, University of Al-Mustansirya, Baghdad, and Visiting Scholar, UC San Diego

The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Solutions for Emerging Economies

November 05, 2009 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

October 14, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
At the U.S. launch of the 11th issue of the One Issue, Two Voices series, panelists Barry Sookman and Eric Schwartz discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and debated approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.
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Copyright Law in Canada and the United States: The Digital Challenge [Toronto]

September 25, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
At the Canadian launch of the 11th issue of the One Issue, Two Voices series, panelists Barry Sookman and Eric Schwartz discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and debated approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.
Webcast

Perverse Incentives: The Untold Story of Federal Subsidies to Fossil Fuels

September 18, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Jay Pendergrass, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law Institute, Lisa Goldman, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law Institute, David Rejeski, Director, Foresight & Governance Project
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Game Changer: Investing in Digital Play to Advance Children's Learning and Health

June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Gary Knell, CEO, Sesame Workshop, Debra Lieberman, Ph.D., Director, Health Games Research, David Abrams, Executive Director, Schroeder Institute at the American Legacy Foundation, Susan Zelman, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Alan Gershenfeld, Founder and President, E Line Ventures, Scot Osterweil, Creative Director, MIT Education Arcade, Congresswoman Diane Watson, Chair, Congressional Entertainment Caucus, Congressman George Miller, Chairman, House Committee, Education and Labor (invited), Sen. Sam Brownback, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Committee on Science, Technology, and Transportation (invited)

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