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

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

"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

Building Blocks: How Schools and Businesses Can Partner to Improve American Education

February 27, 2008 // 7:30am1:00pm
With Tyrrell Flawn, Executive Director, National Mathematics Advisory Panel, U.S. Department of Education; Susan Traiman, Director of Education and Workforce Policy, Business Roundtable; Allison Fansler, President and COO, Knowledge is Power Program D.C.; Brittany Lothe, Director of Americas Corporate Citizenship, SAP, and Board Member, Knowledge is Power Program D.C.; Fr. Steve Shafran, President, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School; Alicia Bondanella, Executive Director of the Corporate Work Study Program, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School; Joseph Powers, Principal, Washington Jesuit Academy; Gregory Naleski, Vice President for Development, NativityMiguel Network; Niel Tebbano, Vice President for Operations, Project Lead the Way; Steve Smalley, Advisory Engineer, Northrop Grumman; Paul Gudonis, President, FIRST: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology; Leonard Hawkins, Vice President, Engineering Authority, Customer Solutions Operating Group, BAE Systems, Inc.; Rebecca Patton, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Member, Women's Advisory Board of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capitol (GSCNC)

ExxonMobil Energy Outlook Presentation

January 30, 2008 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Scott Nauman of ExxonMobil presented "The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030," which lays out the company's predictions for energy supply and demand over the next 25 years and provides a summary of the last quarter century.

Today's Trade Policy Landscape

January 15, 2008 // 10:30am11:30am
With Ambassador Susan C. Schwab, United States Trade Representative

Stimulating U.S. Technological Innovation in Energy

November 29, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
With Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University and William Bonvillian, Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Washington Office

OECD: Meeting New Challenges in a Changing World

October 23, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
A Director's Forum with The Honorable Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Book Discussion - America Works: Critical Thoughts on the Exceptional U.S. Labor Market

October 04, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
With Richard B. Freeman, Herbert S. Ascherman Professor in Economics, Harvard University and Faculty Director of the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School.