7 Events

2018 Arctic Innovator, Reine Rambert, pitches at the Arctic Innovation Lab

Belfer Center/Benn Craig

Seminar - Open to the Public

Four Ideas for a Changing Arctic — Pitches from the 2019 Harvard University Arctic Innovators

Fri., Oct. 4, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Each year the Belfer Center's Arctic Initiative sends a delegation of students to attend the world’s largest Arctic gathering, the Arctic Circle Assembly. This year, after a competitive application process, four students were selected to represent Harvard at the Arctic Innovation Lab. Come and hear their presentations before they leave for Iceland to pitch their ideas for a changing Arctic. 

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to brittany_janis@hks.harvard.edu by October 2 to secure your seat.

Earth at night

NASA

Workshop - Open to the Public

Development in the Data Economy Workshop

Fri., Sep. 13, 2019 | 8:30am - 5:15pm

Harvard Law School - Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A

A one day workshop will be hosted by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. The event will focus on creating fairer data markets, exploring new business and governance models to harness personal and non-personal data, and enabling competitive forms of governance to benefit the needs of local businesses and people in all countries regardless of their level of development.

The workshop has limited places available, to express your interest to attend the meeting, click here.

Seminar - Open to the Public

Governing AI — How Do We Do It?

Wed., Jan. 30, 2019 | 8:00am - 9:00am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Speaker: Mr. Tommy Ahlers, Minister of Higher Education and Science, Kingdom of Denmark

Moderators: Professor John P. Holdren, Co-Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program and Professor Daniel Schrag, Co-Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Please join us for an open discussion over breakfast on the usage and potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the legislative challenges that usage of such new technology entails. The minister will present the challenges that he is wrestling with in this field and afterwards open up the floor for discussion.

Please RSVP to patricia_mclaughlin@hks.harvard.edu by 4 PM, Tuesday, January 29, 2019.

Seminar - Open to the Public

The History of Cyber and Intelligence Operations

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 | 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, 5th Floor

Please join us for a panel discussion with Command Historian Dr. Michael Warner and Historian of GCHQ Professor Richard Aldrich, moderated by the International Security Program's Dr. Calder Walton and the Cyber Security Project's Director Dr. Michael Sulmeyer. This event is open to the public, but seating and admittance will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Miners walk near the Toromocho copper project of the Chinese company Chinalco in Morococha, Peru, July 19, 2008. Chinese trade with Latin America has grown more than tenfold since 2000.

AP Photo

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization

Wed., Feb. 9, 2011 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

China's growing appetite for primary products, and the ability of Latin America to supply that demand, has played a role in restoring growth in Latin America, both in the run-up to the global financial crisis and in its aftermath. However, China is simultaneously out-competing Latin American manufacturers in world markets. China is rapidly building the technological capabilities necessary for industrial development, whereas Latin American technology innovation and sophistication lags considerably.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

Seminar - Open to the Public

Fostering Knowledge Sharing in Resource Management and Adaptation to Global Change in Brazil

Fri., Nov. 20, 2009 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Participatory methodologies used to develop a "hybrid" knowledge base, combining local and scientific knowledge, reflect an effort to understand the complexity of the land management decision-making to promote and protect multifunctional land uses. This is part of continuing South-South efforts between Latin America and Africa to develop land quality monitoring systems that strengthen local environmental/agricultural institutions and communities with tools that support local decision-making in natural resource management and promote sustainable land use in agricultural landscapes.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.