Past Events

10Apr, 2019

Tech Ethics and Governance: 2019 Conference on the Ethics of Emerging Tech

April 18 2019 - Friday, April 19 - 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Emerging tech–including AI, algorithmic decision making, predictive analytics, cybersurveillance, and cyberwar–is forcing a re-evaluation of the relationship between the citizen, the state, and tech corporations. The shift of power invites a robust dialogue on the ethics of the deployment of these technologies and their impact. This conference, hosted by the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will […]

6Mar, 2019

Ten Years from the Bottom

March 20 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

March 9th, 2009, marked the bottom of the worst stock market decline the United States has seen since the Great Depression. That night the Dow closed at 6,547.05, its lowest close in 12 years. The value of all U.S. stocks had dropped from a peak of $22 trillion to $9 trillion in just 17-months, a […]

7Nov, 2017

A Conversation on Gender, Development and Public Service

November 7 2017 - 6:50 – 8:00 p.m.

As part of the Law and Justice Development (LJD) Week 2017 The World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week 2017 focuses on the overarching theme Gender, Law and Development by highlighting the role of law and justice as enabler for a full and equal participation of women and men to development objectives. Our distinguished guests […]

10Oct, 2017

Economic Policymaking in an Age of Financial Anxiety

October 26 2017 - 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law will proudly host The Norman P. Ramsey Lecture, “Economic Policymaking in an Age of Financial Anxiety,” presented by Sarah Bloom Raskin on October 26. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Reception to follow.

31Jul, 2017

Financial Regulation: From Dodd-Frank to Now

October 25 2017 - 12:30 pm

Please join the Global Financial Markets Center and Rethinking Regulation program at Duke for a conversation with from former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank and former Deputy Treasury Secretary, Sarah Bloom Raskin. Mr. Frank and Governor Raskin will be discussing their thoughts on the current state of financial regulation and how the finance industry has evolved post […]

1Sep, 2017

“Is There A Pulse?” The Critical Condition of US-Russia Relations

September 7 2017 - 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Panel Discussion with Ambassador Jack Matlock, Professor Charles Becker PhD, Professor Edna Andrews PhD, and Professor Michael Newcity, JD. Refreshments and reception to follow. No registration is required. Sponsored by Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES). More information.

7Sep, 2016

Dealing with Russia: Advice to the Next President

September 12 2016 - 5:30-6:30

Please join us for a talk and conversation on September 12, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 in 309 East Duke on East Campus. Light refreshments will be served following the talk. No registration is necessary. One of America’s most accomplished diplomats, Jack Matlock served in the American Foreign Service from 1956 to 1991, including as Ambassador to the […]

4Nov, 2015

Putin vs. Obama: Are we in a Second Cold War?

November 2 2015 - 6:00-7:15 pm

Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Jack Matlock, and Former Ambassador to Estonia, Aldona Wos, discuss present day tensions between the United States and Russia at 6:00pm in Sanford 04 on Monday, November 2nd. This event is free and open to the public. Parking may be found in the Science Dr. Visitors Lot. During his […]

21Oct, 2015

Power for All: Energy Access for the Rural Poor

October 30 2015 - Friday, October 30 - 12:00-1:30 pm

Duke-RTI Professors and Practitioners in Conversation In an era of accelerating innovation and increasing dependence on technology, much of the world’s rural population still lacks reliable access to energy. Living without power inhibits household incomes, access to education, good health outcomes, and labor productivity. Drawing on a wide range of experiences, panelists will discuss the […]

27Aug, 2015

Energy Mix with Jim Rogers

September 15 2015 - 5:00-7:00 pm

All students, faculty, staff, and external friends working in energy-related fields are invited to the Energy Initiative’s first Energy Mix of the year — featuring Jim Rogers, barbecue and networking opportunities. Rogers, former CEO of Duke Energy and Rubenstein Fellow at Duke, will sign copies of his new book, Lighting the World, which outlines his vision to provide […]