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Friday, December 09, 2016
2016 National Competitiveness Forum - Clarion Call

On the occasion of its 30th Anniversary and the transition to a new Administration, the U.S. Council on Competitiveness released its annual Clarion Call, an assessment of the nation’s economic...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Law and Order Circa 2050

Powerful technologies from new surveillance systems to predictive algorithms are transforming the way law enforcement prevents and fights crime. They hold the promise of a much safer future...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age

Traces of the impact of civilization on our planet are everywhere. Global warming, mass extinctions, and the proliferation of man-made technologies have served as harbingers for a new era in the...

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...

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