Alumni Events

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Recent and Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Alumni Summer Reunion

    Jun 21, 2017

    This year’s alumni reunion and homecoming will celebrate the RAND Alumni Association’s first 25 years and offer a peek into the future.

  • Event Podcast: RAND's Role in Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

    Apr 4, 2017

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem, and RAND research calculated costs associated with disruptions to labor force supply would amount to almost $6 trillion globally over the next four decades if today’s levels of infection and resistance are maintained. Join Dean Susan L. Marquis and policy analyst Jirka Taylor for a conversation about the need for a holistic approach to address AMR.

  • Santa Monica Event: Dealing with Uncertainty and Navigating the Future

    Mar 28, 2017

    A hands-on event to experience the methods RAND researchers use to help decisionmakers navigate into the future. Learn how RAND uses serious games and new scenario-based tools to help inform decisions under conditions of deep uncertainty.

  • Event Podcast: The Serious Role of Gaming at RAND

    Mar 23, 2017

    RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. David Shlapak, codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research. [Pittsburgh, PA]

  • Washington, D.C. Event Podcast: Gaming How to Keep Putin at Bay

    Oct 26, 2016

    RAND Center for Gaming codirector David Shlapak discusses RAND's use of games to improve decisionmaking. He will talk about a series of war games RAND conducted in the spring of 2014, after Russia seized Crimea, to examine the threat Russia may present to NATO's Baltic members.

  • Santa Monica Event Podcast: Privacy and the “Going Dark” Problem

    Sep 27, 2016

    RAND's Sina Beaghley discusses the challenges of balancing intelligence, security, and privacy in the era of WikiLeaks.

  • Photo Gallery: Alumni Reconnect at Summer Reunion

    Aug 9, 2016

    More than 85 RAND alumni gathered in Santa Monica in July for the third annual summer reunion. See photographs from the event.

  • Santa Monica Event: Soldiers and Civilian Jobs

    May 14, 2016

    More than 2.8 million men and women have served in the military since 9/11, and more than 50 percent face a period of unemployment when they leave. Jeff Wenger will explain how a tool developed by RAND can reduce veteran unemployment and job turnover for veterans who do find jobs.

  • Washington D.C. Event Podcast: The RAND Strategic Rethink

    Mar 9, 2016

    Ambassador James Dobbins and RAND senior vice president for research and analysis Andrew Hoehn discuss the RAND Strategic Rethink project—its approach, its reach, and its findings to date.

  • Photo Gallery: Harry Rowen Memorial

    Feb 17, 2016

    On February 17, 2016, RAND hosted a special gathering to celebrate the life and legacy of Henry ("Harry") S. Rowen. An economist, national security expert, academician, and government official, Rowen served as the second president of RAND from 1967 to 1972.

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