Events

"Challenges of Monetary Policymaking in Emerging Economies" with the National Economists Club

October 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Zdenek Tuma, Governor, Czech National Bank

Biofuels in the Midwest: A Discussion

September 05, 2008 // 9:00am5:00pm
Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund, Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, Craig Cox, Environmental Working Group, Jamie Dean, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Otto Doering, Purdue University, Robert Elde, University of Minnesota, Joe Glauber, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jason Hill, University of Minnesota, Kent Hughes, Woodrow Wilson Center, Mark Jacobson, Stanford University, Robbin S. Johnson, University of Minnesota, Calestous Juma, Harvard University, Myron Just, Energy Future Coalition, Doug Koplow, Earth Track, Jason Mark, The Energy Foundation, Liz Marshall, World Resources Institute, Arvin Mosier, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Retired), Margaret O'Dell, C. Ford Runge, University of Minnesota, Tim Searchinger, Princeton University, Thomas Simpson, University of Maryland, Sabrina Spatari, University of California at Berkeley, Ron Steenblik, OECD Trade & Agriculture Directorate, Dan Sumner, University of California at Davis, Robert Thompson, University of Illinois, Doug Tiffany, University of Minnesota, Robert Wisner, Iowa State University
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Innovation in Brazil: Public Policy Challenges and Business Opportunities

July 31, 2008 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations at Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Director and Partner of Prospectiva International;Roberto Castello Branco, Former Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization and Consultant at Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa);Kátia Ramos Moreira Leite, Partner of Group Genoa Biotecnologia and President of Scientific and Technical Genoa Group Board;Diógenes Feldhaus, Director of Partnerships of the State University of Campinas Innovation Agency (Inova Unicamp); Stephen Merrill (Commentator), Executive Director of the National Academies of Science's Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP); Michael Ryan (Commentator), Director of Creative and Innovative Economy Center and Professor at George Washington University;Rahim Rezaie (Commentator), PhD Candidate, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University of Toronto; Co-author of recent Nature Biotechnology article, "Brazilian health biotech: Fostering crosstalk between public and private sectors"
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IT Business Advocacy Roundtable Discussion

June 19, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
with Lucy Sanders , Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, National Center for Women and Information Technology; Peter Harsha, Director of Government Affairs, Computing Research Association; Cameron Wilson, Director of Public Policy, Association for Computing Machinery.

Initiatives on Manufacturing and the Workforce

June 17, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
With Emily DeRocco, Senior Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and President of The Manufacturing Institute
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Betting on Biofuels: Opportunities and Implications

May 15, 2008 // 9:00am12:00pm
With Stephen Kresovich, Professor and Vice Provost for Life Sciences, Cornell University; Steven Hutcheson, Professor of Microbiology, University of Maryland; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; C. Ford Runge, Professor of Applied Economics and Law, University of Minnesota; Robbin S. Johnson, Teaching Fellow, Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Chaired and Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, STAGE Program & Global Energy Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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Current and Future Prospects for Civilian Nuclear Power: U.S. and Japanese Perspectives

May 08, 2008 // 3:00pm5:45pm
Speakers: Gregory B. Jaczko, commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Kenji Goto, minister for economy, trade, industry and energy at the embassy of Japan; Angie Howard, vice president and executive advisor to the president of the Nuclear Energy Institute; Takuya Hattori, president of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum; Thomas Cochran, director of the nuclear program at the Natural Resources Defense Council; Andrew Kadak, professor of nuclear engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Jonathan Epstein, legislative fellow in the office of Senator Jeff Bingaman
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On Capitol Hill - Building a Competitive America: The Potential for Partnerships in Education

May 07, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Among the speakers are: Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Power of Partnerships: Universities, Businesses, and Excellent STEM Teaching

May 06, 2008 // 9:00am2:00pm
Among the speakers are: Brian Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Business-Higher Education Forum; Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Mary Ann Rankin, Dean, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Daniel Fallon, Director, Program in Higher Education, Carnegie Corporation; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Associate Dean/Director, Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Karen Stiner, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Book Launch: The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage

April 25, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
Alexandra Harney, former reporter and editor at the Financial Times, discusses her new book, an exposé of how China's factory economy competes for Western business by selling out its workers, its environment, and its future.

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