Science and Technology Innovation Program

Events

Webcast

African Women and Youth as Agents of Change through Technology and Innovation

May 01, 2013 // 10:15am2:30pm
On May 1, African women and youth leaders discussed their experiences harnessing technology and developing innovative ideas to overcome everyday issues and provide solutions for social resilience and sustainability. Watch the webcast here and an event summary will be available shortly.
Webcast

Awareness and Impressions of Synthetic Biology: Results of the 2013 Poll

March 20, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Presentation of results from the 2013 public poll on synthetic biology.
Webcast

Communicating Synthetic Biology: How the Media Covers Emerging Technology

February 26, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
From Neanderthal clones to cheap vaccines, the emerging field of synthetic biology has garnered much mainstream press coverage in recent years – and found itself at the center of a hot debate about our expectations for biotechnology.
Webcast

Let the Games Begin: Videogames as a Development Tool

January 25, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
Co-sponsored by STIP's Serious Games Initiative and USAID
Webcast

Launch of the Global Futures Intelligence System and the 2012 State of the Future report

January 16, 2013 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) is the next generation interactive technology to support those exploring global change and potential futures for humanity.
Webcast

Worldwide Views on Biodiversity: A Case Study of Technology Assessment and Public Participation

December 06, 2012 // 12:00pm2:00pm
During this event we will explore one approach to pTA, the World Wide Views exercise on Biodiversity, a global citizen consultation held in 25 countries on September 15, 2012 that provided input to the Eleventh Council of Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.
Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, JD
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Brown Bag: International Disasters Charter: Introduction, Initial Issues and Experiences

November 30, 2012 // 12:00pm2:00pm
The International Disasters Charter provides for the voluntary sharing of satellite imagery in the event of major disasters. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, JD, will address the contents, structure, and status of the Charter, and highlight its strengths and weaknesses with a focus on how it could develop in the future. She also will discuss data access and sharing issues. This event is co-hosted by the Commons Lab of the Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center, Women in Aerospace, and the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi School of Law.
Webcast

November Meeting of the Federal Games Group

November 14, 2012 // 1:30pm2:30pm
Meeting of the Federal Games Group
Webcast

Considering Soft Geoengineering

November 08, 2012 // 11:30am2:00pm
A panel discussion focusing on soft geoengineering.

DC 12th Graders Seek to Be Budget Heroes on Eve of Presidential Election

November 05, 2012 // 2:00pm3:30pm
The day before Election Day, 100 12th-graders from Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy will play Budget Hero: Election Edition in teams and discuss their results. (This event took place off site at the Chavez Parkside campus in NE Washington, DC).

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  • David Rejeski // Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program; Interim Director, Commons Lab
  • Todd Kuiken, Ph.D. // Senior Program Associate, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Aaron Lovell // Writer/Editor/Program Manager, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Eleonore Pauwels // Program Associate/Researcher, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Anne Bowser // Researcher, Data Science and Visualization, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Elizabeth Tyson // New Projects/Technology Scout, Science and Technology Innovation Program
  • Sharon Weinberger // Global Fellow
  • Piers Millett // Global Fellow
  • Mark Schaefer // Global Fellow