Science and Technology Innovation Program

The Latest from the Science and Technology Innovation Program

The National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

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September 04, 2014 // 1:00pm2:30pm
This briefing will highlight the key components of the National Plan for Civil Earth Observations, outline its impacts across Federal agencies involved in Earth observations, and review associated efforts to enable interagency coordination. more

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy

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September 12, 2014 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Public Engagement in an Age of Complexity, part of the Science & Technology Innovation Program, is proud to host economist David Colander to discuss the ideas in his new book, Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society’s Problems from the Bottom Up. more

Human Computation Roadmap Summit Workshop

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June 18, 2014 // 8:00amJune 20, 2014 // 1:00pm
Techno-social infrastructure and increasingly pervasive computing is accelerating the integration of humans into information-processing systems. Some of this is emergent (e.g., social networks) and some deliberate (e.g., crowdsourcing). This workshop engages a highly diverse group of world-class researchers and innovators to explore the past and prospective impact of human computation, and to clearly delineate a national research agenda. more
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Data Journalism and Policymaking: A Changing Landscape

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July 30, 2014 // 10:00am12:00pm
What is data journalism? Why does it matter? How has the maturing field of data science changed the direction of journalism and global investigative reporting? more

The Potential and Challenge of Gene Drives

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Jul 21, 2014
A cross-disciplinary team is calling for public discussion about a potential new way to solve longstanding global ecological problems by using an emerging technology called “gene drives.” more

Upcoming Events

The National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

September 04, 2014 // 1:00pm2:30pm

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy

September 12, 2014 // 12:30pm2:00pm

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