Institute for Science, Society and Policy

What if things start to think for themselves?

English
When?

May 22, 2018

What time?

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, meet the panelists from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Where?

Room 12102, Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier E Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Who?

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Monica Gattinger, Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa

Panelists:

Dr. Graham Taylor, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Guelph

Dr. Kelly Bronson, Assistant Professor, Sociological and Anthropological Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Sub-title: 
The Promise and Peril Of Artificial Intelligence
Date: 
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Event language: 

Managing Risk:

English
When?

May 15, 2018

What time?

4:30 PM to 6 PM

Where?

Faculty of Social Sciences Building (FSS), Fourth Floor, Room 4004, 120 University Private.

Who?

Moderator:

Monica Gattinger, Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa

Panelists:

Duane Bratt, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies, Mount Royal University (Calgary, Alberta).

Sub-title: 
Should the Public be Engaged based on Values, not Risks?
Date: 
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Event language: 

Advancing Sustainable Energy in Troubled Times

English

This event is organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in partnership with the Smart Prosperity Institute, the University of Ottawa Institute for Science, Society and Policy and with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Sub-title: 
What Action‎ Do Canada, Germany and the G7 Need to Take?
Date: 
Monday, 9 April 2018 - 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Event language: 

ISSP-RCIScience Lecture Series

English
When?

February 26, 2018

What time?

5:00-6:30 PM, meet the panelists from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Where?

Room 12102, Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier E Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Format:

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy and the Royal Canadian Institute for Science are delighted to invite you to the 1st public panel on the impact of emerging science and technology innovations on society. This panel will focus on gene editing technology and discuss how CRISPR works, who should be able to edit genes and where this technology could take us.

Sub-title: 
Intersection of Science, Society and Policy - The Promise and Perils of Gene Editing
Date: 
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Event language: 

Science Advice in Canada: Are we Entering a New Renaissance?

English
When?

January 31, 2017

What time?

4:00-5:30 PM, followed by a reception from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Where?

Tabaret Hall, room 112 (Huguette Labelle), 550 Cumberland, St, Ottawa, ON

Sub-title: 
Public panel with the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, the Chief Scientist of Québec and the Chief Scientist of Ontario
Date: 
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Event language: 

Book Launch and public panel

English
Ottawa Book Launch and Public Panel: The Roots of Culture, the Power of Art

At this event, Professor Monica Gattinger, Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa, will launch her new book, 'The Roots of Culture, the Power of Art: The First Sixty Years of the Canada Council for the Arts' (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017).

When?

January 18, 2017

What time?

4:30-6 PM, followed by a reception from 6-7 PM.

Where?

Faculty of Social Sciences Building (FSS), Fourth Floor, Room 4004, 120 University Private.

Sub-title: 
The Roots of Culture, the Power of Art
Date: 
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Event language: