Past Events

– 2020 –

2020 – NovemberInvited Keynote (Virtual). Arena for the Gap Analysis of the Existing Arctic Science Co-Operations (AASCO). University of Helsinki and Prince Albert II Foundation. (Monaco).

2020 – OctoberInvited Participant. Virtual Tabletop Exercise on Arctic Conflict. Rand Corporation, Los Angeles (United States).

2020 – September Opening Keynote (Virtual). Science Diplomacy: A Crucible for Turning the Tide in the South China Sea. E-W Center, Washington, DC (United States).

2020 – September Invited Participant (Virtual). Advancing Collaboration in Canada-U.S. Arctic Regional Security (ACCUSARS). Arctic Domain Awareness Center and North American and Arctic Security and Defense Network. Anchorage (United States) and Ottawa (Canada).

2020 – September Invited Lecture (Virtual). Science Diplomacy and Informed Decisionmaking During our Global Pandemic. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Tufts University (United States).

2020 – September Invited Panel (Virtual). Advancing Global Resilience and Fostering Cross-border Cooperation through Disaster Diplomacy Efforts. Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF). United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, Trieste (Italy).

2020 – July Invited Lecture (Virtual). Building Common Interests in the Arctic Ocean. Arctic Summer Internship Program, Arctic Domain Awareness Center, Anchorage (Alaska).

2020 – June Invited Lecture (Virtual). ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session. Science and Us Community, Pioneer Charter School. Boston (United States).

2020 – May Invited Lecture (Virtual). Science Diplomacy in these Challenging Times. Stammtisch Lecture, Friends of Switzerland (United States).

2020 – May Invited Lecture (Virtual). Informed Decisionmaking with New Research Opportunities for Society. European XFEL. Hamburg (Germany).

2020 – April Invited Lecture (Virtual). Science Diplomacy and Informed Decisionmaking for Sustainability. Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University. New York. (United States).

2020 – April Invited Lecture (Virtual). Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean. Graduate Course on Environmental Security in the Arctic. University of Alaska Anchorage. (United States).

2020 – March Invited Lecture (Virtual). Operating Short-Term to Long-Term through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Negotiating a Global Renaissance with Science Diplomacy. Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School. Cambridge. (United States).

2020 – January Session Co-Convener and Invited Speaker. Arctic Frontiers 2020,Tromsø (Norway)

– 2019 –

2019 – December Invited Panelist.The Role of Science Diplomacy in the Face of Global Challenges.Humanities Forum: From Knowledge to Action. Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of World History. Moscow (Russian Federation).

2019 – November Invited Advisor Board Member. Science Policy in International Diplomacy and External Relations (SPIDER) Network; Foreign Ministries Science and Technology Advice Network (FMSTAN); International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Vienna (Austria).

2019 – September Invited Panelist. 46th International Forum on Diplomatic Training. Diplo Foundation, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Palais des Nations Geneva (Switzerland).

2019 – July Invited Panelist. Strengthening International Cooperation in Science and Education in Multi-Cultural World. Centennial Celebration Day. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Paris (France).

2019 – June Invited Contributor: European Science Advisers Forum. International Group of Science Advisers (INGSA), European Commission’s Group of European Chief Scientific Advisers and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, Dublin (Ireland). 

2019 – May – Opening Keynote – 11th Global STEM Education Symposium. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, United States. http://www.globalstemcenter.org

2019 – April – Keynote Speaker: “Expeditions to STEM” (for students in grades 7- 10), Cambridge, United States. https://expeditionstostem.blog/

2019    April – Book Launch of the Baseline of Russian Arctic Laws at the 5th International Arctic Forum – Territory of Dialogue in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, with Heads of State from Russia, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland.

2019    February – Invited Expert for the  Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia: Science Diplomacy Training for Mid-Career Government Officials, Yerevan, Armenia.

2019    FebruaryInvited Speaker and Panelist by the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs: International Forum on Science and Technology Diplomacy (IFSTD) with the Foreign Ministries Science and Technology Advice Network (FMSTAN) and International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), Muscat, Oman.


– 2018 –

2018    December – Invited Panelist: Emerging Technologies: Societal Challenges and Global Governance (EMERTECH 2018).  Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). Moscow (Russian Federation). 
https://www.imemo.ru/files/File/ru/events/emertech/2018/Booklet/BOOKLET-EMRTCH-07122018-ENG.pdf

2018    NovemberInvited Panelist: Science and Diplomacy Panel with Foreign Minister Science and Technology Advisors. International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) 2018. Tokyo, (Japan). https://www.ingsa.org/ingsa2018/resources/

2018    NovemberInvited Keynote: 2nd Sofia Earth Forum on Grand Challenges, Solutions and Legitimacy. Helsinki (Finland). https://www.atm.helsinki.fi/peex/images/Sofia_Earth_Forum_2018_Agenda.pdf

2018    OctoberSession Convener, Panel on Supporting Implementation of the Arctic Science Agreement, Arctic Circle 2018. Reykjavik (Iceland). http://www.arcticcircle.org/Media/2018-arctic-circle-assembly-program.pdf 

Synthesis 3 – Science Diplomacy Action
Arctic Science Agreement Dialogue Panel. 2019. Supporting Implementation of the Arctic Science Agreement. Science Diplomacy Action 3:1-58

2018    September Invited Chair: Panel on Science and Diplomacy, 45th International Forum on Diplomatic Training, Washington, DC. (United States). https://forum.diplomacy.edu/event/45th-meeting-ifdt

2018    SeptemberCo-Convener. 2nd Science Diplomacy: Dissertation Enhancement Workshop, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (United States). https://scidiplo.org/education/training/science-diplomacy-dissertation-workshop/

2018    SeptemberSession Convener: Ambassadorial Panel on Arctic Science Diplomacy. University of the Arctic (UArctic) Congress 2018. Oulu (Finland).

2018    Steering Committee Meeting Member. Arctic Data Center. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. University of California, Santa Barbara (United States). https://arcticdata.io/

2018    July – Various Invited Presentations: POLAR2018. Davos (Switzerland). https://www.polar2018.org/program-osc.html

2018    MayInvited Panel Presentation: US-Russia Relations Conference between The Fletcher School and MGIMO University, Moscow (Russian Federation). https://sites.tufts.edu/fletcherrussia/may-2018-conference/

2018    MayInvited Keynote and Panelist: Science and Policy Exchange Meeting. Montreal (Canada). http://sp-exchange.ca/events/science_diplomacy_panel/

2018    AprilInvited Keynote: MIT Policy Hackathon, Cambridge (United States). https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a34214132601ed822bc4f1a/t/5b33fcef352f5361ac969ff6/1530133762151/MIT+Policy+Hackathon+Proceedings_finalWEB.pdf

2018    MarchInvited Presentation: Navigating the New Arctic: Research Coordination Network. University of New Hampshire. Durham (United States). https://mypages.unh.edu/ne-arctic-convergence/new-england-arctic-network

2018    February Advisory Board Member: European Commission project on Using Science for/in Diplomacy for Addressing Global Challenges (https://www.s4d4c.eu/) meeting in Vienna (Austria).

2018    JanuaryInvited Keynote: Arctic Frontiers, Tromsø (Norway). https://www.arcticfrontiers.com/event/arctic-frontiers-2018-connecting-arctic/


– 2017 –

2017    Invited Panel Chair. Sustainable Ocean Summit 2017. World Ocean Council, Halifax (Canada). https://www.oceancouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SOS-2017-official-program.pdf

2017    NovemberInvited Participant. International Science in the Russian Arctic (ISIRA) Workshop. Russian Academy of Sciences. Moscow (Russian Federation). https://iasc.info/images/isira/meetings/2018/ISIRA_2018_2.pdf

2017    October – Invited Keynote: 1st Mexican Congress on 1st Mexican Congress on Science-Informed Policy: Enhancing the Science-Policy Interface. Convened by the Science Advisory Council of Mexico (CCC), the Office of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) of the Presidency of Mexico, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico City (Mexico). http://www.ccciencias.mx/es/asesorias/item/443-mexican-congress.html

2017    September – Chair and Co-Convener (with the International Network for Government Science Advice), 2nd International Dialogue on Science and Technology in Foreign Ministries (with the seven Science and Technology Advisors to Foreign Ministers and senior diplomats from seventeen foreign ministries). Tufts European Center in Talloires (France). https://scidiplo.org/fmstan/

Synthesis 2 – Science Diplomacy Action 
Talloires Dialogue Team. 2018.  Science Diplomacy: To 2030 and Beyond. Science Diplomacy Action 2:1-9.

2017    SeptemberInvited Keynote: High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Swiss Polar Institute and University of the Arctic..Crans-Montana (Switzerland). https://www.uarctic.org/media/1597148/cransmontana2017cor.pdf

2017    Invited Speech. Science and Technology Advice in Foreign Ministries. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, Madrid (Spain).

2017    August – Co-Convener. 1st Science Diplomacy: Dissertation Enhancement Workshop, Science Diplomacy Center. Tufts University (United States). https://scidiplo.org/education/scidip-workshop/workshop-overview/

2017    AugustInvited Speaker: 7th North Pacific Arctic Conference (Building Capacity for a Sustainable Arctic in a Changing Global Order).  Korean Maritime Institute, East-West Center, Honolulu (United States). https://www.eastwestcenter.org/publications/the-arctic-in-world-affairs-north-pacific-dialogue-building-capacity-sustainable-arctic

2017    August Coordinator of the Science Diplomacy Thematic Network. University of the Arctic (188 institutions). Approved in Nuuk, Greenland. https://www.uarctic.org/news/2017/8/council-of-uarctic-convenes-in-nuuk/

2017    June Session Co-Convener: Arctic Sustainability across the 21st Century: Governance Lessons from the Bering Strait and Barents Sea Regions. 9th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, Umea (Sweden) http://www.trippus.se/web/Presentation/web.aspx?evid=l+k2p0UcaP8eXy9TNfnXsQ==&ecid=loNJV+HVzL0o7zbDGv/zsQ==&ln=eng&view=category&template=desktoph

2017    Invited Speaker: Videotaped presentation on Pan-Arctic Options: Holistic Integration for Arctic Coastal-Marine Sustainability. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee, Washington, DC. (United States)

2017    JuneInvited Panelist: Security in the Arctic. United States and Russia in the Arctic. Wilson Center – Arctic Circle Forum. Washington, DC (United States). https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/day-1-the-wilson-center-arctic-circle-forum

2017    MaySteering Committee Meeting Member. Arctic Data Center. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. University of California, Santa Barbara (United States). https://arcticdata.io/

2017    Special Arctic Policy Session Co-Convener. International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action. Reston (United States). https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jZgbCzrM9V669PWjwKG6RUmCBrARd9-V49JTUho13_w/edit#

2017    Invited Plenary Speaker. Science Diplomacy: Arctic Sustainability Across the 21st Century. Symposium on Science + Innovation for Diplomacy.Harvard Kennedy School. Cambridge (United States).

2017    April Invited Speaker. Community Workshops for Synthesis Studies of the Pan-Arctic / Earth System. National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (United States).  https://www.arcus.org/publications/28459

2017    MarchInvited Speaker. Science Diplomacy: Arctic Sustainability Across the 21st Century. International Arctic Forum, Arkhanglesk (Russian Federation).

2017    MarchInvited Speaker. Arctic Sustainability Across the 21st Century. Higher School of Economics. Moscow (Russian Federation). https://irsup.hse.ru/en/announcements/203468228.html

2017    MarchInvited Speaker. Science Diplomacy and US-Russia Cooperation in the Arctic. Russian International Affairs Council, Moscow (Russian Federation). (https://russiancouncil.ru/en/).

2017 February – Coordinator. Panel Dialogue among Science and Technology Advisors to Foreign Ministers. Co-Convened by the Fletcher Science Diplomacy Club and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (United States). http://panarcticoptions.org/join-us-panel-dialogue-among-science-and-technology-advisors-to-foreign-ministers/


– 2016 –

LAUNCH OF THE SCIENCE DIPLOMACY CENTER

2016    Co-Convener and Co-Chair. 1st International Dialogue on Science and Technology Advice in Foreign Ministries. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg (Austria). http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about/events/161018-science-diplomacy.html

Synthesis 1 –Science Diplomacy Action
Vienna Dialogue Team. 2017. A Global Network of Science and Technology Advice in Foreign Ministries.Science Diplomacy Action1:1-20.