Program

Events

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Exploring the Future of Energy: Energy Research at the University of Maryland

September 18, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
With Greg Jackson, Chair of the Steering Committee at the University of Maryland Energy Research Center, Steve Hutcheson, Professor at the University of Maryland, Anthony Janetos, Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, and Timothy Gulden, Research Fellow at the Center for International and Security Studies
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Perspectives on the 2007 Farm Bill

July 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Robbin Johnson, Teaching Fellow, University of Minnesota;C. Ford Runge, Professor, University of Minnesota; William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

U.S. Manufacturing: Flourishing or Floundering?

March 21, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Is Lou Dobbs right after all? A broad range of U.S.-based manufacturing industries is losing home market share to imports, according to a groundbreaking analysis of domestic manufacturing by the U.S. Business and Industry Council. Drawing on the U.S. Census Bureau's detailed manufacturing output figures, the study shows that a vast majority of major manufacturing sectors – including many capital-intensive and high-tech sectors – have suffered the same kind of import penetration and domestic market-share loss that has devastated Detroit automakers.
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Knowledge Transfer of Tomorrow

February 15, 2007 // 7:00am4:30pm
Leading figures in academia and the private and policy sectors will explore fundamental questions of knowledge transfer, such as how to foster a culture of innovation, to globalization, finance, and the role of higher education vis-à-vis society and industry. The conference will explore the future prospects for competitiveness in the knowledge based economy of tomorrow and work to form comprehensive policy strategies in an increasingly globalized world.
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New Thinking in International Trade: National Strategies to Build Comparative Advantage

November 16, 2006 // 6:00am1:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy is hosting a major, half-day conference on November 16 to examine the economic strategies of advanced and emerging market countries and their impact on the United States.
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Conference on Cotton – The Next Steps for Africa

October 26, 2006 // 8:30am6:30pm
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Here or There? A Survey on the Factors in Multinational R&D Location

September 22, 2006 // 9:30am10:30am
with Jerry Thursby, Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Economics, Emory University; Marie Thursby, Hal and John Smith Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor,College of Management, Georgia Tech University; Harold Schmitz, Science Officer, Mars Inc.; Susan Butts, Senior Director, External Science & Technology Programs, Dow Chemical Company
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Private Efficiency, Public Vulnerability: Who Will Protect Critical Infrastructure?

September 13, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Featuring Philip Auerswald, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; Director, Center for Science and Technology Policy; Lewis Branscomb, Director Emeritus, Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Todd M. La Porte, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; and Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Researcher, Wharton School of Finance; Researcher, École Polytechnique

Book Launch -- 9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security

September 07, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
With author R. William Johnstone, Transportation security staffer, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission)

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