Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Live Webcast: Release of First International Strategy to Test Nanomaterials' Toxicity

October 20, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Video of the event is now available.

Live Webcast: Informed Public Perceptions of Nanotechnology and Trust in Government

September 08, 2005 // 8:30am9:30am
Social Scientist Jane Macoubrie to Present Findings at Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Briefing. Video of this event is available now.

Afghanistan's Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health

August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

The Future of Leadership

April 22, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
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
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

Serious Games Day

December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
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
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.

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

June 10, 2003 // 12:00pm5:00pm
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

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  • David Rejeski // Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program; Interim Director, Commons Lab
  • Todd Kuiken, Ph.D. // Senior Program Associate, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Aaron Lovell // Writer/Editor/Program Manager, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Eleonore Pauwels // Program Associate/Researcher, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Anne Bowser // Researcher, Data Science and Visualization, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Elizabeth Tyson // New Projects/Technology Scout, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Sharon Weinberger // Global Fellow
  • Piers Millett // Global Fellow
  • Mark Schaefer // Global Fellow