Sept. 13, 2018, 6 p.m.
Save the Date — The Future of the Internet: A Conversation with Google's Vint Cerf
Vint Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist at Google, addresses the challenges of maintaining a free and open internet from his perspective as one of the “fathers of the internet” and a lifelong advocate for net neutrality.
Dec. 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Drawing the Line: Assessing and Analyzing the International Guidelines on Human Embryo Research
Scholars from the fields of developmental biology, philosophy, bioethics and public policy convene at the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland, to assess the 14-day rule for human embryo research from various perspectives.
Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 3rd among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 17th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2017 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The survey ranked the institute's Center for Energy Studies No. 1 among the world's energy- and resource-policy think tanks.