Technology and the Future of Work: How AI and Big Data are Changing the Job Market | March 6

Beth Simone Noveck Fri March 6, 3pm-4:30pm In Klaus, Room 2447  “Technology and the Future of Work: How AI and Big Data are Changing the Job Market” In this conversation, former White House staffer Prof. Noveck explores the relationship between new technologies — including automation and robotics, big data and AI and the technologies of collective intelligence — and work. We’ll look at the impact that advances in these technologies are having across industries, and the ways in which they are transforming the availability, conditions, and meaning of work, in…

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U.S. Space Force: A Discussion with General John Raymond | February 24

Join us as the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy, the School of Aerospace Engineering (CISTP), and the Center for Space Technology and Research (C-STAR) host General Raymond for a discussion on the U.S. Space Force. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond assumed the duties as the first Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force, Dec. 20, 2019; and Commander, United States Space Command, Aug. 29, 2019. U.S. Space Force is responsible for providing resilient, defendable and affordable space capabilities for the…

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Tech, Innovation, and Cybersecurity: A Conversation on Leadership with Georgia Tech Alum Mojgan Lefebvre | March 2

Georgia Tech College of Computing Alumna Mojgan Lefebvre returns to campus on Monday, March 2 for an evening exploring technology, innovation and cybersecurity in today’s business world. Lefebvre, who completed her undergraduate studies in computer science, currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology & Operations Officer at Travelers, a Dow 30 company and a leader in property casualty insurance. Join us for this dinner program as we learn about her career path from undergrad to the C-suite and explore the forward-looking technology trends that are shaping the business…

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Career Talk Lunch: Entrepreneurship & Non-Traditional Paths | February 19

Join us for the first Career Talk Luncheon of the spring semester. The Nunn School is delighted to host IAC alumna and entrepreneur, Archel Bernard, on Wednesday, February 19.  Bernard is being honored by the Georgia Tech Alumni Association at the 2020 Gold & White Honors Gala for her contribution to community, and in celebration of the inspiration she provides for alumni leaders of tomorrow. Each year, the Alumni Association presents its four highest awards to eight distinguished members of the Georgia Tech community in recognition of their service to…

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How Can Scientists & Engineers Influence Public Policy?: Lessons Learned from the Field | February 21

Friday, February 21, 2020 DM Smith Bldg, rm 105 4:30pm to 6pm “How Can Scientists & Engineers Influence Public Policy?: Lessons Learned from the Field” Prof. Richard Barke tackles the questions: ● Why don’t policymakers take expert scientific advise more seriously? ● How does S&T expertise get into the policy process? ● Can a good scientist or engineer be a good policymaker? ● What strategies and tactics can Tech students and alumni use to have more impact? After graduating from Georgia Tech (Physics), Professor Barke earned a Ph.D. in Political…

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Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship – Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: The location has been updated. This meeting will occur in the Kendeda Building, room 230. The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship program aims to attract diverse candidates for Foreign Service careers with the United States Department of State. The fellowship provides qualified college seniors and graduates funding for graduate school, two summer internships, mentoring and additional professional development. Recipients enter the Foreign Service for a minimum five-year service commitment. The Pickering Program welcomes applications from individuals with any undergraduate major and coursework in areas such as Mathematics/Quantitative…

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Grad School Application Information Session with Scholar & Assistant Professor – November 7

Dr. Ying Diao, Dow Chemical Company Faculty Scholar and Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will be on campus on November 7 to give a seminar to GT graduate students in nanotechnology. The topic of her talk is “Directing Assembly of Organic Electronics Inspired by Living Systems.” Her talk is at 11am in the Pettit Microelectronics Building, room 102A/B. Dr. Diao has also offered to host an info session for undergraduate students who are applying to graduate school. November 7 1-2pm Pettit Microelectronics Building Room 102A Please RSVP for the info…

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Fulbright Day at GT | October 24

Fulbright sponsors a year of graduate study, research, or teaching (English as a TA) abroad for college graduates.  We are working to cultivate a Fulbright culture here at Georgia Tech and would like to invite you, your students, and faculty in your unit to our Fulbright Day next Thursday, 24 October. Fulbright Day will feature two events for all students: A panel of current and former Fulbright recipients, Thursday, 24 October, 10:00-11:00, available online via BlueJeans: https://bluejeans.com/737801396 (or come to the Hayes Conference Room in the Bill Moore Student Success Center…

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Trade Wars and Trade Talks: A 360° Perspective on US Policy – October 10

Trade Wars and Trade Talks: A 360° Perspective on US Policy 10 October 2019 Wardlaw Center, Gordy Room Georgia Institute of Technology, 177 North Ave NW, Atlanta Parking is available in Area 1 off North Avenue lunch will ​be provided.  PLEASE REGISTER AT http://bit.ly/2lTFOFc This panel discussion will focus on the US’s trade relations with its four largest trade partners and the interactions among those relationships. Participants Moderator:      Dr. Diane Alleva Cáceres, President, World Trade Center Atlanta and Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow in Canada based at IRPP Canada:            David Weiner, Senior Trade Commissioner, the Consulate General of…

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