11 Events

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Dialogue with Students

White House

Conference - Open to the Public

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Dialogue with Students

Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, 5th Floor

The U.N. Security Council 1540 Committee and the U.N. Office of Disarmament Affairs collaborated with the Stimson Center to create an international essay competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The winners will be announced, and some will be presenting their ideas at this event. The goals of the competition were to involve the younger generation in understanding and addressing the important issue of proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), i.e., chemical, biological and nuclear weapons, and to solicit innovative student approaches to implementing U.N. Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) to support the Council’s Comprehensive Review of the resolution this year.

17th Ordinary African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Embassy of Equatorial Guinea

Conference - Open to the Public

Africa Rebooted: Science, Technology, and Innovation in Development

Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The aim of this symposium is to explore areas of mutual cooperation between MIT and Africans countries in areas of science, technology and innovation. The event will bring together high-ranking officials from government, industry and academia.

This event will take place at the Whitehead Institute McGovern Auditorium, 9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge. Please RSVP to this event at starrforum@mit.edu.

The Buccaneer

Pirate3D Inc.

Conference - Open to the Public

Symposium and Demonstration on the Digitization of Manufacturing: 3D Printing and Innovation Policy

Wed., June 18, 2014 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, B, & C, 5th Floor

** We have reached capacity for this event and can no longer take additional RSVPs. However, we are offering a live-stream of the event from 2-5:30pm at: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/live**

The symposium examines emerging trends of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (using digital 3D design data). Drawing from the case of Singapore, the symposium reviews innovation policies being pursued by governments to harness the power of additive manufacturing. The symposium will feature a demonstration by Pirate3D Inc., which will donate printers to African institutions.

Conference - Open to the Public

Creating the Policy and Legal Framework for a Location-Enabled Society

Center for Government and International Studies - Tsai Auditorium, Room S-010

The Centre for Spatial Law and Policy based in Washington, D.C., the Center for Geographic Analysis, the Science, Technology and Public Policy Program of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University are co-hosting a two-day program examining the legal and policy issues that will impact geospatial technologies and the development of location-enabled societies.

This event is free and open to the public. Register online.