Dr. Lauren Withycombe Keeler, Visiting Assistant Professor and Risk Innovation Lab Fellow in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, participated as a panelist in, Global Climate Policy in the EU with Dr. Jürgen Salay during the Phoenix Climate Policy in the EU event held at Skysong on November 16, 2017.
Panel discussions include how climate change impacts planning for building and infrastructure in cities within Arizona and the Southwestern USA, how climate actions such as renewable energy and clean energy technologies affect business and the outlook on global cooperation.
Jane Flegal, Visiting Fellow Fall 2017, School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU, Scholar in Residence with the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment and doctoral candidate Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California at Berkeley presents YouTube talk discussing Policy & Governance Issues Related to Geoengineering Research . Janes presentation is part of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) and addresses the need for governance of geoengineering research.
Diana Bowman, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of International Engagement at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and Andrew Maynard, the Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and at Arizona State University, authored a chapter on regulating nanomaterials in cosmetics, with ASU College of Law alum and Research Fellow Nathaniel May. The chapter, Nanomaterials in Cosmetics: Regulatory Aspects and Analytical Methods, was recently published in, Analysis of Cosmetic Products, Second Edition.
The chapter explores changes in nanotechnology, its impact on the cosmetic industry and the challenges of regulation. It was featured in, Bits, Bots & Biomarkers bLAWg the Blawg of the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab attended the Wold Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils November 11-12, 2017. In addition to session participation in Agile Governance in 2030 and Accelerating Agile Governance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Andrew contributes with a positive vision element he has taken out his network on the 4th Industrial Revolution in Towards a Narrative About the Future . The annual meeting was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Michael Bennett, Associate Research Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, the Center for Science and the Imagination, and Lecturer in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law was quoted in a Mic Daily Hype article on Black Panther’ isn’t just another Marvel movie — it’s a vision of a future led by blackness the article discusses the new Marvel Movie Black Panther and how Afrofuturism, creates a future cognizant of blackness by blending science fiction with black culture.
Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab, moderated a film documentary and panel discussion, Wild Freedom: The Border and Its Environmental Impact, November 15, 2017 at ASU. Videographer, Samantha Lloyd produced the documentary-short as a graduate student in the Masters of Science and Technology Policy Studies program in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.
Panelists participated in a discussion on the environmental impacts of policies governing the Mexico-U.S. border and its environmental effects along the Arizona Border. Panel members included Samantha Lloyd, Jan Schipper, Field Conservation Research Director at Phoenix Zoo and adjunct faculty at ASU, and Sergio Avila-Villegas, Wildlife Biologist and member of City of Tucson’s Committee on Climate, Energy, and Sustainability.
Jonathan Klane has a New Project,
Jonathan Klane has a new project, The Comparative Use of Humor vs. Narrative in Safety Training for Bio-Med Engineering Undergrad Students . This project discovers whether humor or stories (or a combination) in safety training is more likely to improve retention of training information for bio-medical engineering undergraduates.
Diana Bowman, Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Associate Professor, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law was quoted in Here are the Phoenix-area jobs most likely to be taken by a robot in the business and technology section of azcentral.com.
Diana Bowman, Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Associate Professor, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law served as a panel member discussing Innovation and Disruption in Arizona’s Workforce at the State of Our State 2017 conference, hosted by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University, November 7, 2017.
Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and Heather Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice join visiting scholars Cecilio Luis Garcia and Marla Perez, energy researchers from the University of Puerto Rico. Cecilio and Marla talk about their ongoing research and plans to rebuild and modernize the energy grid in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in Rise Puerto Rico in Future Out Loud.