Science and Technology Innovation Program



Nanotechnology Research Directions for Societal Needs in 2020

December 01, 2010 // 11:30am12:30pm
Mihail C. Roco, Founding Chair, Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET), National Science and Technology Council, and Senior Adviser for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation; David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson Center

Voluntary Initiatives, Regulation, and Nanotechnology Oversight: Charting a Path

November 04, 2010 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Daniel Fiorino, Director, Center for Environmental Policy, American University; J. Clarence (Terry) Davies, Senior Adviser, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future; David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Tinkering With the Temperature of Planet Earth

October 19, 2010 // 4:30pm7:30pm
Claire Parkinson, NASA; Ana Ivelisse Aviles, US Government Accountability Office; Sam Thernstrom, Clean Air Task Force; Mike MacCracken, Climate Institute; Dan Sarewitz, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes

Book Launch: Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control

October 06, 2010 // 10:30am12:00pm
As geoengineering becomes a more politically and technologically appealing approach to addressing climate change, it is critical to heed the lessons of history and understand the limits of our control over nature, says James Fleming of Colby College at the launch of his new book.

Synthetic Biology: What Does the Public Think?

September 09, 2010 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Abigail Davenport, Senior Vice President, Peter D. Hart Research Associates; David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program

CrisisCommons Roundtable

July 15, 2010 // 12:30pm2:00pm
This is a facilitation--no speaker list.

CrisisCommons Roundtable

July 15, 2010 // 8:00am10:30pm
This event is a facilitation--no speaker list.

Synbio in Society: Toward New Forms of Collaboration?

May 12, 2010 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Jane Calvert, Ph.D., Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh's ESRC Innogen Centre, Member of the Synthetic Aesthetics Project; Mark Bedau, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Reed College; Editor-in-Chief, Artificial Life; Scientific Director, Initiative for Science, Society, and Policy; Lino Paula, Ph.D., Policy Officer at the Governance and Ethics Unit of DG Research, European Commission; David Rejeski, Moderator, Director, Synthetic Biology Project

Reinventing Technology Assessment

April 28, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Richard Sclove, Founder & Senior Fellow, The Loka Institute; Paul Stern, National Academy of Sciences, David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program


March 11, 2010 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Jason Bobe, Director of Community, Personal Genome Project, Harvard Medical School; Edward You, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Countermeasures Unit, Bioterrorism Team; David Rejeski, Director, Synthetic Biology Project


Experts & Staff