May 05, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
May 04, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Kamen seeks to provide clean water to the 1.1 billion people who lack it with the Slingshot, a washing machine-sized device that uses just 500 watts of electricity to produce 10 gallons of clean water an hour.
April 28, 2009 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Adam Posen, Deputy Director, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Clyde Prestowitz, Founder and President, Economic Strategy Institute; moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
April 27, 2009 // 9:30am — 11:00am
With co-authors Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Georgetown University, and William B. Bonvillian, Director, MIT Washington Office
April 22, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:15pm
Raymond E. Vickery, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
April 16, 2009 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Tom Fiedler, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University; Michael Fletcher, White House reporter, The Washington Post; Michael Kazin, Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University; Gerald Seib, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Linda Killian, Director, Washington Center, Boston University and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)
March 25, 2009 // 8:00am — 9:30am
With Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division of the OECD Directorate for Education
February 25, 2009 // 8:15am — 9:30am
Jill Shankleman, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
January 08, 2009 // 10:30am — 11:30am
A Director's Forum with Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation
December 11, 2008 // 7:45am — 5:00pm
Senator Jeff Bingaman, D-NM;Representative Bart Gordon, D-TN;Representative Judy Biggert, R-IL;Representative Chris Van Hollen, D-MD;Thom Mason, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory;William Wulf, University of Virginia; Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness; William E. Kirwan, Chancellor, University System of Maryland; Robert Berdahl, President, Association of American Universities; Josh Wolfe, Managing Partner, Lux Capital; Jeffrey D. Weedman, Vice President for External Business Development, The Procter & Gamble Company;Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director, Science Program, DOE Office of Science; Jean-Charles Guibert, Director, MINATEC; Johnsee Lee, President, Industrial Technology Research Institute; Daniel Berglund, President and CEO, SSTI; Richard Stulen, VP and CRO, Sandia National Laboratory; Larry Sumney, CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation; Susan Butts, Director of External Technology, Dow Chemical; Chris Hayter, Director, Economic Development, National Governors Association; Kenneth Galloway, Dean of Engineering, Vanderbilt University; Christopher T. Hill, Professor, George Mason University.