Science and Technology Innovation Program
August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.
July 22, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.
April 22, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Herb Rubenstein, founder and president of Growth Strategies, Inc., a strategy, management, leadership, and innovation consulting firm, has thought, written, lectured extensively and developed a unique perspective on leadership that he supports with many examples of successful leaders. In this presentation, Herb will explore how we can encourage the emergence of more leaders of leaders in the future through improved technology, more ethical decision making frameworks, and other tools.
February 09, 2005 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
What you think you know may not matter. What you don't know certainly will. And why you are unlikely to know what matters in time. A discussion with with Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Ph.D.
December 13, 2004 // 7:00am — December 14, 2004 // 2:00pm
December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
A day devoted to exploring the application of computer and video games to public sector challenges and leadership
October 28, 2003 // 7:30am — December 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Managing just one computer can tax the average person’s technical capabilities. How do we thrive in a world where we might be connected to thousands of computational devices? This seminar and discussion will explore the emerging world of autonomic computing -- the second event in a series on The Future of Computing. This event will be webcast.
June 10, 2003 // 12:00pm — 5:00pm
with Professor Richard Smalley, Nobel Laureate, Gene and Norman Hackerman, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University Robert Walker, former Chairman, House Science CommitteeDennis Wilson, Nanotechnologies, Inc. (energy materials)Harry Efstathiadis, Albany Nanotech Energy Program - E2TACPaul Wormser, COO, Konarka (solar)Martin Roscheisen, CEO, NanoSolar (solar)Joel Serface, Eastman VenturesMark Modzelewski, NanoBusiness AllianceJerry Simmons,Sandia Labs (solid-state lighting) Theo Lee, CEO, HTI - (clean coal company)Craig Nelson, Chief Technology Officer, Solicore, (a venture backed battery company)Kristin Bennett, DOE Office of Science, Program Manager for the Nanoscience Centers
May 22, 2003 // 12:00am
The Center’s Foresight and Governance Project recently convened a group of experts to discuss ways to improve both civil liberties and national security in the information age, especially in light of increased efforts for more efficient data gathering and analysis post 9/11.
May 02, 2003 // 12:00pm — 4:00pm
with speakers Rod Adkins, General Manager, Pervasive Computing Division, IBM; Victor Zue, Director, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science; David Brin, Author of The Transparent Society