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Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
A conversation with LTG James Clapper (USAF, ret.), LTG Michael Nagata (USA, ret.), and Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) on national security, service, and policy.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Join us for this unique opportunity to present and discuss current issues in science and technology policy with fellow graduate students from a variety of backgrounds, including health, life science, physical science, law, business, engineering and more. You can RSVP HERE . The poster symposium will be followed by a keynote address delivered by Representative John Dingell , who is representing the 12th district of Michigan.
2013 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Many of the decisions facing legislators require a level of scientific or technical expertise that very few have. Examples of such decisions in the field of health include: stem cell research, vaccination programs, biotechnology funding, and soil and water contamination. This workshop will focus on the underlying decision processes that Michigan policy-makers use to protect the public health of Michigan's citizens. How do they leverage background knowledge with political constraints, lobbying efforts, and the advice of experts? What expertise networks do they use?
2012 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
This conference on the 'Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events,' brought together leading researchers to engage in a broad discussion of new findings and avenues for future research in this area. The conference featured paper and poster presentations from a range of scientific disciplines, including economics, demography, epidemiology, and human development. It was the third in a series of conferences examining the long-run impact of early life events and highlighting the importance of this emerging area of study. The goal of these conferences has been to accelerate
2011 -
Michigan Municipal League (MML) Capital Conference – Fall 2009 MPPS findings on Education Workforce Development The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is a program of state-wide surveys of local government leaders in Michigan. The MPPS is designed to fill an important information gap in the policymaking process. While there are ongoing surveys of the business community and of the citizens of Michigan, before the MPPS there were no ongoing surveys of local government officials that were representative of all general purpose local governments in the state.
2010 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm