Science and Technology Innovation Program

Events

Comprehensive Environmental Assessment and Its Application to Synthetic Biology Applications

July 28, 2011 // 9:00am5:00pm
Testing a Comprehensive Environmental Assessment framework for its ability to identify important research questions to support future ecological risk assessments of synthetic biology.
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Societal Issues Arising From Synthetic Biology

July 20, 2011 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Lori Knowles, University of Alberta; David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Wilson Center Launches Budget Hero 2.0

July 13, 2011 // 2:00pm3:00pm
The Wilson Center and American Public Media launched an updated version of Budget Hero at an event on Capitol Hill. The latest version of Budget Hero includes updated Congressional Budget Office numbers and gives people the chance to do what Congress hasn't yet managed—balance the federal budget.

Crowd and Crown: Policy Issues in Social Media for International Crisis Response

June 14, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Crowdsourcing and crisis mapping have opened new approaches to making sense of crises. Yet these new technologies raise unanswered questions. John Crowley, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University, discusses the development of policies to connect the crowd to the traditional institutions that respond to emergencies.

Critical Materials Flow in an Age of Constraint: Exploring Challenges and Solutions Across Materials

May 25, 2011 // 8:00am5:00pm
Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Intelligence, Science and Technology Division, the workshop will analyze three specific non-renewable resources - phosphorus, lithium, and neodymium - along with an overview of DOE’s strategy on isotopic helium.
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President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

March 25, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Christine Grady, President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues; Anita Allen, President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues; Dr. Lino Paula, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Unit B6 Ethics and Gender; David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Socio-Technical Integration Research Project Workshop 4

February 17, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Daan Schuurbiers; Wim Vermaas; Antonio Calleja-Lopez; Shreya Bhattacharyya; Rene von Schomberg; Robin Phelps; Robert Bowman; Paul Ellwood; Terry Wilkins; Mike Gorman
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Socio-Technical Integration Research Project Workshop 4

February 16, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Daan Schuurbiers; Wim Vermaas; Antonio Calleja-Lopez; Shreya Bhattacharyya; Rene von Schomberg; Robin Phelps; Robert Bowman; Paul Ellwood; Terry Wilkins; Mike Gorman
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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

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Complexity and the Art of Public Policy

September 12, 2014 // 12:30pm2:00pm

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