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Monday, September 19, 2011
CAFTA, Intellectual Property, and Transnational Mobilization for Access to Medicines in Central America
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Lecture by Angelina Godoy, Director of the University of Washington's Center for Human Rights; Adjunct Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor, Law, Societies, and Justice, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington

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STPP Graduate Certificate Program Information Session
6:00 PM -  7:00 PM

Science and technology play a central role in our modern world. With the potential to transform the way we live, work, and govern, these fields pose novel dilemmas for political and policy discussion. Questions for study include: how should decision-makers contend with competing understandings of the scientific evidence regarding climate change? In what way should we incorporate ethical and social concerns into the regulatory infrastructures for innovations such as biotechnology and nanotechnology?

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Risk Science Symposium
All Day Event

The 2011 Risk Science Symposium will bring together leading thinkers from industry, government, academia, the media and other non-governmental sectors to explore new ideas on integrative approaches to health risks, uncertainty and innovation, as we look to develop sustainable solutions to global challenges in an increasingly fragile world.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Sultan Al Qassemi, scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
A 2011 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Sultan Al Qassemi

Sultan Al Qassemi is a 33-year-old scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator. TIME magazine says he's 'shaping the conversation' on events unfolding in the Middle East. NPR says he 'wrote the first draft of Middle East history in short sentences tapped out on his computer and his cell phone.'

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Risk Science Symposium
All Day Event

The 2011 Risk Science Symposium will bring together leading thinkers from industry, government, academia, the media and other non-governmental sectors to explore new ideas on integrative approaches to health risks, uncertainty and innovation, as we look to develop sustainable solutions to global challenges in an increasingly fragile world.

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Non-Profits Role in Urban Revitalization
TBA
Richard Buery, President and CEO, The Children's Aid Society

This is event is being rescheduled for Winter Semester 2012. Details will be posted as they are available. Please stop back for updates.

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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Understanding STEM Interventions: Evaluation and Emerging National Priorities
3:00 PM -  5:00 PM

Speakers:

Daryl Chubin, Director of the Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Kellina Craig-Henderson, Program Director in Social Psychology, National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Managing a 21st Century Security Agenda: US Foreign Policy Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan Ambassador Christopher Hill
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

During his 33-year Foreign Service career Christopher Hill served as an ambassador to Macedonia, Poland, South Korea and, most recently, Iraq. Ambassador Hill was part of the team that negotiated the Bosnian Peace Settlement in 1995, headed the U.S. delegation to the six-party talks for resolving the 2005 North Korean nuclear crisis and delayed retirement in an effort to negotiate the formation of the Iraqi government in 2010.

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Friday, September 30, 2011
Detroit Bus Tour and Panel: Issues and Opportunities in Detroit
12:00 PM -  1:30 PM

Panelists:
Kurt Metzger
Director, Data Driven Detroit
'Demographic Changes and Opportunities in Detroit'

Kami Pothukuchi
Associate Professor, Wayne State University
'Food Systems in Detroit'

Michael Tenbusch
Vice President for Education Preparedness, United Way for Southeastern Michigan
'Education Reform in Detroit'


Moderator:
Reynolds 'Ren' Farley
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan Institute for Social Research

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Encouraging and Discouraging Factors to Local Intergovernmental Cooperation in Michigan
3:00 PM -  4:00 PM
Findings from the Fall 2010 Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)

Michigan Capital Area Chapter, American Society for Public Administration's Conference – Fall 2010 MPPS data findings on intergovernmental cooperation.

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