Upcoming Events @ Duke

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Date and Time
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Bass Connections Works in Progress Symposium

This virtual event will feature presentations by student team members from eight 2020-2021 Bass Connections project teams that are currently tackling research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date and Time
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: Water and Ecosystem Restoration Policy

Martin Doyle, director of the Nicholas Institute’s Water Policy Program, will lead this session exploring life within the Executive from his experience at the Department of Interior, and particularly working across Bureaus and other federal agencies such as the USFWS, Corps of Engineers, USDA, and CEQ.

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Exploring the Foundations: Basics of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy

In this talk, Bill Bonvillian will examine some of the basics of the public policy behind, and the government’s role in, the science- and technology-based innovation system.

Date and Time
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: Foreign Governments and U.S. Institutions Abroad

This session will explore pathways for working with foreign governments and institutions to further positive environmental policy outcomes. Jackson Ewing, senior fellow at the Nicholas Institute, will discuss working directly with environmental ministries—with stories from Singapore and China. Jonathan Phillips, director of the Energy Access Project at Duke, will cover tools of U.S. economic influence abroad—focusing on development finance, foreign assistance, and export facilitation—and related priorities of the new administration.