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Thursday, October 27, 2016
After the U.S. Election: Time to Re-Engage Russia?

The U.S. presidential election has revealed significant differences between the two leading candidates over how to deal with Russia and Vladimir Putin. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, its military...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Will Technology Make Ownership Obsolete?

Why own anything when you can access everything? That’s the promise of the emerging subscription-based and shared-economy business models enabled by information technologies. Whether you are...

Monday, October 24, 2016
School for the Future of Innovation in Society - Washington DC Launch Dinner

Featured speakers include Dr. Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University; David H. Guston, Founding Director and IFIS interim co-director, School for the Future of Innovation in Society,...

Friday, October 21, 2016
The Illusion of Average: Renewing Research Infrastructure

Imagine a doctor using information unique to your body, environment, and life history to treat you and prevent problems from occurring. This vision is at the heart of the $215 million U.S....

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The Next President's Fight Against Terror

Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, New America, and The McCain Institute for International Leadership hosted a one-day conference on international rule of law and...

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Isn't It Time We Designed An Election for the 21st Century?

The civic ritual of voting in America is an act of nostalgia. The act of casting a ballot, unlike most things in our society, doesn’t ever seem to change. It’s the same as it was when you...

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
ISIS and Sex Slavery

On October 5, 2016, The McCain Institute for International Leadership and U.S. Institute of Peace hosted the latest installment of the Human Trafficking Conversation Series, “ISIS and Sex Slavery...

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Happy 30th Birthday to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Since its passage in 1986, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has become one of the most controversial laws about technology in the United States. Intended as an "anti-hacking" law that would...

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Cronkite Century Celebration

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Cronkite, a large-scale public celebration featuring some of the nation’s top journalists was held at the Newseum in Washington, DC on...

Friday, September 23, 2016
The Illusion of Average: An Open Science Approach to Research

Public participation for science or advocacy has an inconsistent history of effectiveness. New tools for crowdsourcing and challenge platforms have unflattering track records, revealing the...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Role of Science

Daniel Sarewitz, co-director of the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes and professor of science and society, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University,...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Advancing Democracy and Human Rights Promotes U.S. National Security Interests

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, The McCain Institute and National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies hosted a conference on “Advancing Democracy and Human Rights...

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