December 17, 2013 // 9:15am — 11:00am
Please join the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, in partnership with the US Agency for International Development and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, for the highly anticipated launch of The Future Can’t Wait.
December 13, 2013 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Interest in 3D printing has increased in recent years as the price of machines has dropped, though questions remain about the impact this technology might have on the environment. Join us at the Wilson Center on Dec. 13 for a discussion examining the growth of additive manufacturing and its potential environmental implications.
December 11, 2013 // 1:00pm — December 12, 2013 // 12:30pm
Notre Dame University’s ND-GAIN works to enhance the world's understanding of the importance of adaptation and facilitate private and public investments in vulnerable communities. Climate change, population growth, urbanization, and resource scarcity jeopardize the improvements made on many human development goals, particularly in developing nations.
December 10, 2013 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Please join the Canada Institute, the Kennan Institute, and European Studies Program for the publication launch of "In Search of Arctic Energy." The program will discuss the findings of the new paper and delve into the implications that arctic energy exploration will have for the region and the globe's energy economy.
Gender-Based Violence and Innovative Technologies: Opportunities, Challenges, and Ethical Considerations
December 09, 2013 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
Can technology help prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV), particularly in low- and middle-income countries?
December 03, 2013 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
This discussion will bring together a distinguished group of panelists who will provide insight as to the role of emerging powers in peacebuilding and development efforts in Africa.
November 22, 2013 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
How can communications professionals, policymakers, and academic experts effectively communicate environmental and health issues in a skeptical era?
November 20, 2013 // 1:00pm — 5:00pm
This roundtable will connect federal agencies hoping to initiate or expand open innovation projects with leaders in citizen science, who are engaging the public participates in scientific research through lab and field work, crowdsourcing platforms, and online games. Opening remarks by Kumar Garg, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and keynote by Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator.
November 13, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On Wednesday November 13, a panel will discuss the current state of the worlds oceans and what lies ahead.
November 13, 2013 // 8:55am — 11:00am
Farming and livestock production are the mainstay of rural livelihoods in Sudan. Livestock has assumed even greater importance with a fall in oil revenues since the secession of South Sudan and establishment of a new international border. At the same time, pastoralists face unprecedented challenges.