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STPP Lecture Series

Digital contact tracing: An unlikely policy story

Dec 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Erin Simpson, Associate Director of Technology Policy at the Center for American Progress, will join STPP for a conversation about digital contact tracing and privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 presidential election

Nov 3, 2020, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
The 2020 United States presidential election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Polling location times vary by state)
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, STPP Lecture Series

Cybersecurity: Threats, policy, and responses

Sep 30, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
In this conversation, Paul Abbate, Associate Deputy Director of the FBI, and David Levy, Vice President of Amazon Web Services, will discuss some of the challenges in addressing current cybersecurity threats, formulating policy, and calibrating responses. 
STPP Lecture Series

To Solve Drug Pricing We Must Solve the Drug Patent Problem

Feb 24, 2020, 4:00 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall
Priti Krishtel is a 15-year veteran of the global access to medicines movement. In 2006, she co-founded I-MAK, a nonprofit that works to combat the rising cost of prescription drugs by re-imagining the patent system so that people can get the lifesaving medicine they need.  
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Opportunities and challenges of autonomous vehicles: Role of governments?

Feb 10, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Join us to hear Christopher Hart, former Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board discuss opportunities of autonomous vehicles and the challenges they present to federal, state and local governments.
STPP Lecture Series

Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century

Jan 22, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
Betty Ford Auditorium, 1110 Weill Hall
Layne Scherer is a senior program officer with the Board of Higher Education and Workforce at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Ford School

Ford School Reunion

Oct 4-5, 2019, 12:00-6:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
We'll be celebrating this fall! Save the date and join us for the Ford School Reunion!
Ford School

2019 Ford School Commencement

May 4, 2019, 4:30-6:30 pm EDT
Rackham Auditorium
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2019!

2019 Graduation Open House

May 3, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Enjoy delicious food and live music as you tour the classrooms, spaces and suites of Weill Hall.
STPP Lecture Series

Post-Human Creativity: A Conversation

Mar 25, 2019, 4:00 pm EDT
Library Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Join us for a live, unrehearsed, interdisciplinary conversation with faculty from diverse perspectives to explore the idea of Post-Human Creativity.
Ford School
Citi Foundation Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

U.S. Science and Technology Policy: Past, Present and Future

Feb 15, 2019, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
*Stream* Kalil will discuss some of the S&T policy priorities of President Obama as well as “lessons learned” from his service at the White House, and address future challenges for U.S. S&T policy.
STPP Lecture Series

Making Government Digital in a City of Contradictions

Jan 28, 2019, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall
Drawing on examples from city government in the UK and US, Carrie will share what a Chief Digital Officer does all day, and a glimpse of the future of city government.

CSAS Lecture Series | Understanding the New Credibility Regimes of Development: The Politics of Sanitary Pads as a Pro-Poor Technology in India

Jan 18, 2019, 4:00 pm EST
Room 1010 | 10th Floor Event Space Weiser Hall
In recent years, “period poverty” has come to be seen as an important development issue, with sanitary pads becoming the main solution. Rather than the result of systematic and unbiased evidence gathering, however, Parthasarathy argues that this problem and solution are the result of the new credibility regimes that underlie development governance today.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, STPP Lecture Series

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Network Neutrality

Sep 17, 2018, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, a fierce dissenter from the FCC's May 2018 decision to end network neutraility, will have a conversation about the issues with the U-M's associate general counsel, Jack Bernard.
STPP Lecture Series

Science and technology policy in the Trump era

Jan 22, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
Has science and technology policymaking changed during the Trump Administration? How? What do the US politics of science and technology look like in 2018? Join us for a lively panel discussion featuring University of Michigan graduates working in science and technology policy in Washington, D.C.
Citi Foundation Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

The role of science and technology policy in developing countries

Nov 6, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Join us as we welcome Dr. Thirumalachari Ramasami, former secretary of science and technology for India, as he discusses the role of science and technology policy in developing countries.
STPP Lecture Series

Robocalypse Now?: Technology and the Future of Work

Sep 11, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
1110 Weill Hall
The process of technological displacement of workers began in the automobile industry in the 1960's, and with the rise of connectivity and AI it is accelerating rapidly.
Ford School

Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe

Jun 23, 2017, 4:00-6:00 pm EDT
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - Main Auditorium
Join us on June 23 from 4-6 p.m. for a discussion on the role of the patent system in governing emerging technologies, on the launch of Shobita Parthasarathy's Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
Ford School