Program

Events

"Challenges of Monetary Policymaking in Emerging Economies" with the National Economists Club

October 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Zdenek Tuma, Governor, Czech National Bank

Biofuels in the Midwest: A Discussion

September 05, 2008 // 9:00am5:00pm
Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund, Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, Craig Cox, Environmental Working Group, Jamie Dean, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Otto Doering, Purdue University, Robert Elde, University of Minnesota, Joe Glauber, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jason Hill, University of Minnesota, Kent Hughes, Woodrow Wilson Center, Mark Jacobson, Stanford University, Robbin S. Johnson, University of Minnesota, Calestous Juma, Harvard University, Myron Just, Energy Future Coalition, Doug Koplow, Earth Track, Jason Mark, The Energy Foundation, Liz Marshall, World Resources Institute, Arvin Mosier, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Retired), Margaret O'Dell, C. Ford Runge, University of Minnesota, Tim Searchinger, Princeton University, Thomas Simpson, University of Maryland, Sabrina Spatari, University of California at Berkeley, Ron Steenblik, OECD Trade & Agriculture Directorate, Dan Sumner, University of California at Davis, Robert Thompson, University of Illinois, Doug Tiffany, University of Minnesota, Robert Wisner, Iowa State University
Webcast

IT Business Advocacy Roundtable Discussion

June 19, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
with Lucy Sanders , Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, National Center for Women and Information Technology; Peter Harsha, Director of Government Affairs, Computing Research Association; Cameron Wilson, Director of Public Policy, Association for Computing Machinery.

Initiatives on Manufacturing and the Workforce

June 17, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
With Emily DeRocco, Senior Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and President of The Manufacturing Institute
Webcast

Betting on Biofuels: Opportunities and Implications

May 15, 2008 // 9:00am12:00pm
With Stephen Kresovich, Professor and Vice Provost for Life Sciences, Cornell University; Steven Hutcheson, Professor of Microbiology, University of Maryland; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; C. Ford Runge, Professor of Applied Economics and Law, University of Minnesota; Robbin S. Johnson, Teaching Fellow, Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Chaired and Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, STAGE Program & Global Energy Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Webcast

On Capitol Hill - Building a Competitive America: The Potential for Partnerships in Education

May 07, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Among the speakers are: Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

The Power of Partnerships: Universities, Businesses, and Excellent STEM Teaching

May 06, 2008 // 9:00am2:00pm
Among the speakers are: Brian Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Business-Higher Education Forum; Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Mary Ann Rankin, Dean, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Daniel Fallon, Director, Program in Higher Education, Carnegie Corporation; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Associate Dean/Director, Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Karen Stiner, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Book Discussion: Aid for Trade and Development

April 15, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Among the discussants will be: Mr. Dominique Njinkeu, Editor and Executive Director, International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty; Ms. Susan Prowse, Senior Economic Advisor, Department for International Development, UK; Ms. Carolyn Robert, Trade and Investment Specialist, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank; Mr. Uri Dadush, Director, DECPG, The World Bank; Mr. Michael Finger, Lead Economist for Trade Policy, Resident Scholar American Enterprise; Ms. Ann Tutwiler, Managing Director, Agricultural Markets, Global Development Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Chair and moderator: Mr. John Sewell, Senior Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion - Multilateralism, Regionalism and Bilateralism in Trade and Investment: 2006 World Report on Regional Integration

April 10, 2008 // 3:00pm5:30pm
With Philippe De Lombaerde, Editor, and Research Fellow, UNU Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS); Raquel Artecona, Regional International Trade Advisor, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); And the following commentators: Mauricio Moreira, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank; Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Chair and Moderator: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

"Foundations for Success" - Final Report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel

April 03, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With National Mathematics Advisory Panel Members A. Wade Boykin, Professor and Director of the Graduate Program, Department of Psychology, Howard University; Vern Williams, Mathematics Teacher, Longfellow Middle School; and Irma Arispe, ex officio, Assistant Director for Life Sciences and Acting Assistant Director for Social and Behavioral Sciences, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Moderated by Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

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