Science and Technology Events

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.

The Future of Leadership

April 22, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
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
Science and Technology Innovation Program
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
Science and Technology Innovation Program

Experts Discuss "World in the Balance"

April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.