On Thursday, April 29, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy will host Prof. Mariam Humayun, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Assistant Professor, Marketing, Telfer School of Management, uOttawa, to discuss the emergence and resilience of Bitcoin.
On Tuesday, May 11, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, the ISSP and the RCIS will host an expert panel discussion on AI and machine learning.
Will AI and machine learning augment or replace human creativity? How do we teach creativity to the next generation in a world of AI and machine learning? And how do we ensure teaching creativity and innovation in this world remains inclusive?
On Thursday, May 27, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy will host Prof. Handan Tezel, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Full Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Enginnering, Faculty of Enginnering, uOttawa, to discuss how we can capture carbon dioxide from combustion gases or from air and recycle it back to make fuels and other useful chemicals, instead of releasing it into the atmosphere.
On September 30, 2011, the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) hosted Synthetic Biology at the Interface of Science and Policy in order to promote discussion and questions.
Hosted by the ISSP, this high-level meeting brought together various leaders from the public, private, academic and NGO sectors to discuss the creation of a Canadian node of the International Risk Governance Council.
Presented by Dr. Achim Walter (ISSP Fellow in Residence for 2010-2011 and Professor and Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel) and Dr. Sandra Schillo (Founder of Innovation Impact, Inc.), this talk highlighted strategic and managerial issues in technology-based new ventures originating in publicly funded research organizations. The talk was followed by an informal discussion.