Science and Technology Events


Climate Change Politics in North America (Part One)

May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and ECSP host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.

Commemoration of the Chernobyl Disaster: The Human Experience Twenty Years Later

April 26, 2006 // 8:30am7:30pm
Kennan Institute
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.

Biotechnology Innovations in a Developing Country: Brazilian Research and Development to Help the World's Poor

March 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Brazil has made tremendous advances in the field of biotechnology despite its status as a developing country. It has taken advantage of its public-sector infrastructure and low-cost production to invest in health research and development, creating and patenting new vaccines, technologies, and health services to combat diseases that primarily affect the poor.

Live Webcast-- Nanotechnology & the Media: Realities & Risk

December 14, 2005 // 8:00am9:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Overview of media treatment of Nanotechnology

Live Webcast: First Research Inventory of the Environmental, Health and Safety Impacts of Nanotechnology

November 29, 2005 // 8:00am9:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
No single inventory exists of government-funded research on the potential environmental, human health, and safety (EH&S) effects of nanotechnology. To fill this critical gap, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars-—a program created in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts—-will release a publicly accessible, online database of government-supported risk-related nanotech research.

Live Webcast: 2005 State of the Future

November 14, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Jerome C. Glenn, co-author of 2005 State of the Future provided his insights into the collective intelligence of nearly 2,000 leading minds in more than 50 countries.

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

October 20, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Video of the event is now available.

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

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

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

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
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.

Freedom: A Power for Environmental Stewardship

June 08, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says freedom—combined with private property rights and respect for the rule of law—creates an atmosphere conducive to environmental cooperation and security.