Policy@Tech is a consortium of Georgia Tech’s policy research centers. Its goal is to increase Georgia Tech’s policy impact by:
- Shaping state and national discussions on critical global challenges
- Catalyzing Tech faculty/student interaction with decision-makers
- Increasing communication among policy research units
- Extending the network of policy-related centers and individuals across campus
- Raising the visibility of policy-related research on and off campus
Past Speakers and Events
Watch videos of past Policy@Tech talks here. Recent past speakers and events include:
- Abit Massey, Georgia Poultry Federation, on “Ramblin’ Reflections on Georgia Politics”
- Todd Stein, Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC and Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, on “Politics, Structure, and Future of the Affordable Care Act”
- GTRI Technical Seminar on "Communicating Technical Research to Policymakers and Media"
- Mike Marcus, Electrical Engineering at MIT, on "The FCC from the Inside"
- Ambassador Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, and Dr. E. William Colglazier, Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, on "The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis"
- Mike Meyer, Civil Engineering, on "Engineers in the World of Transportation Policy"
- Christine Ries, Economics, on "How to Do Analysis of Tax Policy"
- Rob Butera, Biomedical Engineering, and Maggie Kosal, International Affairs, on "Scientists, Engineers, and Biosecurity Policy"
- Amy Pritchett, David S. Lewis Associate Professor of Cognitive Engineering, Aerospace Engineering Joint Associate Professor Industrial and Systems Engineering, Former Director of NASA's Aviation Safety Program) on “The Intersection of Technology and Policy in Aviation Safety”
- Paul Thompson, Michigan State University, From GMOs to Nano and Synbio: Lessons on the Ethics of Emerging Technology”
- Jennifer Kuzma, Humphrey Institute for Public Policy at the University of Minnesota, “Emerging Technologies: Oversight Policy under Uncertainty”
For further information, contact Susan Cozzens, firstname.lastname@example.org or Marlit Hayslett, email@example.com.