Past CSPO Events
- January 12, 2016Co-sponsored
Covering Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
A conversation with Andy Revkin, Richard Harris & Manjana Milkoreit
Climate change isn’t just a challenge for science and policy — it’s also a challenge for journalists and other writers.
Light refreshments provided
Andy Revkin, Manjana Milkoreit, Daniel Sarewitz
- December 09, 2015CSPO DC - New Tools for Science Policy
Reframing the Debate around CRISPR and Genome Editing
To what extent can or should scientists shape society’s response to new technologies? Do we need new models for responsible governance of biotechnology in the 21st century?
- November 18, 2015CSPO DC - New Tools for Science Policy
Why we need Risk Innovation
Our imaginations have become dulled to the novel and creative alternatives that are desperately needed to ensure the responsible development of an increasing array of technology innovations. Without innovation in how we think about and act on risks arising from the convergence between emerging technologies, we will find ourselves entering an uncharted and unregulated risk Wild West.
- November 17, 2015
Informal Talk with Silvio Funtowicz
For students, with priority for SFIS students
Join the School for the Future of Innovation in Society for an informal talk by Silvio Funtowicz on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from noon-1:30pm, in Room B280 of Interdisciplinary B building. Lunch will be served. We have room for 25 people, and we will maintain a wait list once we reach capacity. We look forward to seeing you there!
- November 16, 2015CSPO AZ
The Future of Robots & Humans—a conversation
A conversation featuring John Markoff, Science Writer for the New York Times, and Gregg Pascal Zachary, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
A screening of Sleep Dealer with discussion about:
If humans delegate decisions to machines, who will be responsible for the consequences?
Part of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society’s “The Future of…” series
John Markoff, G. Pascal (Gregg) Zachary
- November 09, 2015Co-sponsored
Future in Films Screening and Discussion
Featuring Sleep Dealer
Join the School for the Future of Innovation and Society for a screening of Sleep Dealer and conversation—and free
nachos and drinks—featuring experts on technology and society, risk innovation, immigration, labor, and
the past, present, and future of national borders.
RSVP to [email protected] by noon Fri. 11/6
Andrew Maynard, Lisa Magaña, Rick Rodriguez
- October 28, 2015CSPO enLIGHTeNING Lunch
EnLIGHTteNING Lunch with Armin Grunwald
Sustainable Development: issues of techno-optimism, eco-modernism, and responsibility
Armin Grunwald will challenge Eco-Modernist assumptions and expectations from the perspective of Technology Assessment (TA).
- October 22, 2015Co-sponsored
Future in Film series
Back to the Future I & II
30th Anniversary double feature screening, panel discussion & prizes
Part of the Future in Film series sponsored by the School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Paul Davies, Jacob Pinholster, John Takamura