Book Launch -- The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy
March 29, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:00am
A book launch and panel discussion with author Peter W. Huber and commentator Michael L. Telson, Director of National Laboratory Affairs for the University of California.
February 22, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:30am
Robert Z. Aliber, Wilson Center Fellow and a Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago (emeritus)Paul Blustein, International Economics and Trade Reporter, The Washington Post
November 04, 2004 // 5:00pm — 6:00pm
with Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times and author, Why Globalization Matters
October 26, 2004 // 9:00am — 10:30am
One of the myths of the I-Cubed (Information, Intangibles, Innovation) Economy is that "place" – the physical location of economic activity – no longer matters. With the "death of distance" we are told that economic activity can occur anywhere – as the current debate over offshoring illustrates.
September 08, 2004 // 4:30am — 6:00pm
Rajan Gupta, a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, described his plan for reducing global poverty by improving education, health care, economic opportunities, the environment, security, and governance. He highlighted the relationship between reducing global poverty and strengthening global stability, noting that the poor remained especially susceptible to recruitment by criminal and terrorist groups. He called for a quicker and more significant transfer of knowledge and resources from developed countries to alleviate the problems of the poor.
Live Webcast--America in the Second Century of Flight: How to Save American Jobs, Industry and Global Leadership
July 15, 2004 // 12:30pm — 1:30pm
A Director's Forum with the Honorable Patty Murray, U.S. Senator from the State of Washington.
May 12, 2004 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Vinod K. Aggarwal, University of California at Berkeley and Woodrow Wilson Center; Commentators: Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Institute for International Economics; Paula Stern, Stern Group, Inc
May 07, 2004 // 12:00am
April 26, 2004 // 12:00am
Patent Donations and the Problem of Orphan Technologies with David Martin, CEO, M-CAM and Peter Bloch, COO, Light Years IP
April 14, 2004 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
What does the process of patent donations and orphan technologies say about our national innovation system? Are patent donations an effective way of spurring university research? Are there other ways to foster more development of these technologies? Has patenting gone too far? Is over-patenting getting in the way of new product development?