July 23, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Experts conduct a comprehensive assessment of biofuels, and emphasize the need to understand them within a global framework.
June 29, 2010 // 10:45am — 3:00pm
Lynn Campbell, NBCT, AEA Science Consultant in Iowa; Mark Davids, Physics Teacher, Grosse Pointe, MI; Amy Elverum, Special Education Middle School Science Teacher, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Sandra Geisbush, Texas Science and Technology Specialist, NEISD STEM Academy Instructor, PAEMST: 2001; Eduardo Guevara, Science Teacher, Texas Board of Education Science Composite and Bilingual Teacher Certification; Arundhati Jayarao, Physicist, Former Master Teacher at Oakcrest School, Mclean VA; Denise Forte, Director of Education Policy on the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives; Congressman Mike Honda, 15th District, California; Luke Laurie, RoboChallenge Director, Robotics and Science Teacher, Santa Maria, California; Art Lebofsky, President of Science Education Services, retired Science/Math District Coordinator
June 28, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Brian O'Donnell, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists; Vance Ablott, Executive Director, Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education; Ed Potosnak, Congressional Candidate, teacher, and small business owner from New Jersey; Art Lebofsky, President of Science Education Services, retired Science/Math District Coordinator; Luke Laurie, RoboChallenge Director, Robotics and Science Teacher, Santa Maria, California; Lynn Campbell, NBCT, AEA Science Consultant in Iowa; Mike Lach, Special Assistant for STEM Education, U.S. Department of Education; Jodi Peterson, Assistant Executive Director Legislative and Public Affairs, National Science Teachers Association, Co-Chair, STEM Education Coalition; Kristina Peterson, 5th Grade Math and Science Teacher, Seattle; Kent Hughes, Director Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
June 22, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Although research shows it is an excellent investment, federal support for early childhood development (ECD) in the U.S. and in developing countries is inadequate and inconsistent. Lacking comprehensive ECD services, millions of children do poorly in school and grow up to have low incomes and high fertility rates, putting strains on social services and perpetuating the cycle of poverty.
June 21, 2010 // 10:00am — 4:00pm
Inwon Choue, President, Kyung Hee University, Korea; James Duderstadt, University of Michigan; Kiyofumi Kawaguchi, Chancellor, Ritsumeikan University, Japan; John King, Vice Provost for Strategy, University of Michigan; Koïchiro Matsuura, Former Director-General, UNESCO; William Pepicello, President, University of Phoenix
The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the Post-Dollar Era
May 25, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Clyde Prestowitz Founder and President, Economic Strategy Institute; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
May 21, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Four Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows discussed current education-related legislation including the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the America Competes Act.
May 17, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Howard A. Schmidt, Assistant to President Barack Obama & White House Cybersecurity Coordinator; Deborah Parkinson, Professional Staff Member, Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs; Marcus H. Sachs, Verizon Communications, Director for National Security & Cyber Policy & former NSC Staff for Cyberspace Security ; Lt. Col. Forrest B. Hare, Staff, Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, Department of Defense
April 27, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal and author of In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic, provides a unique analysis of the crisis and what it means for financial services reform. What went wrong at the Federal Reserve and regulatory agencies that failed to prevent the financial crisis and during the key months in which the U.S. economy almost crashed?
April 07, 2010 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Sabiha Mansoor, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor and Dean, School of Education, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan; Parag Khanna, Director, Global Governance Initiative, and Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation (commentator); Hamid Kizilbash, Principal Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research (commentator)