International Science & Technology Policy

photo: Scott Pace
Scott Pace, Program Director
At the Forefront of International Science and Technology Policy Education

Scientific and technological advances provide the basis of international competitiveness and account for the bulk of national growth and the improvement of the quality of life around the world. The ability to create, adapt, and adopt new technologies defines modern societies. In today's global environment, the need for innovation is essential for solving societal problems and staying ahead of competition. Developments in information technology, space exploration, genetic modification and advances in material science are governed and shaped by institutions that set science and technology policy.

Event Video

DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar

May 1, 2013

Dr. Arati Prabhakar of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) speaks about the creative, risk-taking ethos of DARPA.

DARPA Director Dr. Arati Prabhakar from GW's Elliott School on Vimeo.

Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World

General William L. Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command, discusses what the Air Force Space Command does for the nation, how it does it, and how the command works with others to achieve its missions in space and cyberspace.