Calendar of Events

    Upcoming Events

  • China's AI Exports: Implications for Africa and Asia

    How does the Chinese government support their companies using AI technologies overseas? RAND is hosting this public webinar to convene a multidisciplinary group of academic researchers with expertise on this topic to answer this. [Virtual]

    Dec 12, 2023

  • China, Taiwan, and the United States: The Coming War?

    In this Policy Lab, RAND experts explain how the United States figures into the defense of Taiwan and break down the possibility of a large-scale Chinese military attack on Taiwan.

    Dec 13, 2023

  • Charting Your Course: A Guide to Analyzing State Policy Studies

    This workshop will provide an overview of the myriad of analytic methods available for state policy evaluation studies, including details on key decision points for an analysis that help identify which methods are most appropriate for different analytic contexts. [Virtual]

    Jan 23, 2024

  • Past Events

  • Looking Ahead in Ukraine: What Could Increase the Risk of Escalation?

    RAND’s National Security Research Division will host a moderated panel discussion about which circumstances or policies may risk escalation in Ukraine—either deliberate or inadvertent—and the potential triggers and restraining factors likely to shape Russian escalation decisions in particular.

    Dec 5, 2023

  • Pardee RAND Admissions Webinar: OJT and Working at RAND

    Prof. Kerry Reynolds and five student OJT Brokers will share how On-the-Job Training enables students to develop expertise and a résumé conducting research, exploring technology, and working with communities—all while completing their degrees.

    Nov 30, 2023

  • Supporting Veterans After the Yellow Ribbons Fade

    The 9/11 attacks and 20 years of war changed the nation and produced a new generation of veterans. In this Policy Lab, RAND's Meredith Kleykamp and Steve Dalzell will share a framework for understanding veterans’ needs and how to address them.

    Nov 29, 2023

  • Veterans in Today's Housing Market

    Join the RAND Epstein Family Veterans Policy Research Institute and the RAND Center on Housing and Homelessness as experts discuss the latest research comparing veterans’ and nonveterans’ housing cost burden. [Virtual]

    Nov 16, 2023

  • RAND Behavioral Finance Forum 2023

    The Behavioral Finance Forum will be held November 6 and will bring together leaders from academia, government, regulatory agencies, policy analysis, and industry to share the latest research on how to leverage behavioral principles to promote financial well-being. [Washington, D.C.]

    Nov 6, 2023

  • A New Approach to Power Projection: Reversing the Erosion of U.S. and Allied Military Power and Influence

    (250-character limit) RAND's National Security Research Division hosted a discussion focused on emerging approaches to projecting power against the United States' most capable adversaries, and the implications of these new approaches for defense planning.

    Nov 3, 2023

  • What Determines National Competitive Advantage?

    Why do nations rise and fall? Succeed or fail? Enjoy stability or descend into chaos? In this Policy Lab, RAND's Michael Mazarr will examine one key factor: the quality of a nation's society.

    Oct 25, 2023

  • Pardee RAND Admissions Webinar: M.Phil. Overview

    In this Admissions Webinar, Associate Deans Angel O'Mahony and Stefanie Howard, along with current M.Phil. student Jing Zhi Lim, provided an overview of the M.Phil. in Policy Analysis at Pardee RAND, the admissions process, and more. A recording is available.

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Balancing the Needs of Requesting and Producing Parties: Getting E-Discovery Right Symposium

    In December 2015, sweeping changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure’s discovery-related provisions went into effect with potentially broad implications for how litigants would operate in federal civil cases. Given the importance of these issues to litigation outcomes, and the effectiveness and efficiency of the civil justice system more broadly, the RAND Institute for Civil Justice will bring together leaders in the legal, judicial, academic, and policy communities for a symposium on this topic.

    Oct 3, 2023

  • Building the U.S. Workforce Through Stackable Credentials

    More and more, community colleges and regional universities are offering short-term certificates in fields like health care and advanced manufacturing. Students can then “stack” these credentials and use them toward advanced degrees. In this Policy Lab, RAND's Lindsay Daugherty will break down the evidence on the stackable credential movement. [Virtual]

    Sep 28, 2023

  • Navigating Science- and Technology-Focused Postsecondary Options in the Pittsburgh Region:

    Residents of the Pittsburgh area have many local options for pursuing postsecondary education and training to prepare for jobs in science- and technology-focused (STF) fields. RAND researchers catalogued these options and developed a filterable online tool. In this webinar, RAND researchers will provide an overview of the project’s main findings and a real-time demonstration the online web tool.

    Sep 26, 2023

  • Why Don’t Food-Insecure Veterans Enroll in SNAP? Insights from New RAND Research, Government, and Veteran Organizations

    In this RAND Epstein Family Veterans Policy Research Institute webinar, experts will discuss research on veterans’ risk of becoming food insecure and which food-insecure veterans are least likely to access SNAP compared with their nonveteran counterparts. [Virtual]

    Sep 21, 2023

  • Supply Chain Uncertainty: Building Resilience in the Face of Impending Threats

    This program will focus on the interrelationships between the public and private sector in identifying and reacting to the risks associated with highly interconnected supply chains. [Virtual]

    Sep 12, 2023

  • Infrastructure Equity, Sport, and Community: Closing the Loop

    Big community events and projects bring big challenges. This even will discuss how to share foundational insights for the decisions that will determine the success or failure of community engagement events at scale. [Los Angeles]

    Sep 6, 2023

  • Introducing a Toolkit for Improving Instructional System Coherence: A Resource for K-12 Districts and Schools

    RAND researchers developed a toolkit, along with a workbook and slide deck, to help district leaders, school leaders, teachers, and other instructional staff investigate and reflect on the extent to which coherence is present in their instructional systems, with the goal of improving that coherence. In this webinar, RAND researchers introduce the toolkit and how to get started using it. [Virtual]

    Aug 31, 2023

  • Addressing Violent Extremism in the United States

    In this Policy Lab, RAND researchers will review findings from a recent study in which they interviewed former extremists and their family members. These interviews provided valuable insights into why and how individuals join extremist organizations—and what might lead them to leave these groups.

    Aug 16, 2023

  • Political Extremism Among Veterans

    In this RAND Epstein Family Veterans Policy Research Institute webinar, experts will discuss what the research tells us about the prevalence of support among veterans for extremist groups and ideologies, efforts to identify those who have participated in violent events, and how to focus efforts aimed at preventing veterans’ radicalization. [Virtual]

    Jul 20, 2023

  • A Better Future for Ukraine and its Partners [Washington, D.C. and Virtual]

    Post-war reconstruction in Ukraine may well be the largest rebuilding effort in modern history: success will hinge not only on the effective use of very substantial financial resources but also on durable post-conflict security arrangements—together, these elements will give businesses and investors confidence to take risks and make long-term commitments. The United States and Europe have started to plan for reconstruction in Ukraine, but many critical decisions lie ahead.

    Jul 17, 2023

  • Examining Black Men's Life Expectancy: Iguchi Fellowship Presentation

    In this webinar, Patrick Hendricks, the inaugural Iguchi Fellow at the Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy, will aim to provide a deeper understanding of the unique challenges to Black men’s health and wellness by integrating intersectionality and equity centered design. [Virtual]

    Jul 14, 2023

  • Preparing for Great Power Conflict: How Experience Shapes U.S. and Chinese Military Training [Washington, D.C. and Virtual]

    The U.S. and Chinese militaries have been shaped by a distinct set of direct and indirect experiences. RAND researchers discuss how these experiences have shaped military training and prepared each for a great power conflict.

    Jul 13, 2023

  • The Civil Legal Aid Crisis in Eviction Cases: Options and Opportunities

    Please join the RAND Institute for Civil Justice, the Berkeley Law Civil Justice Research Initiative, and the Berkeley Judicial Institute as we seek to evolve the conversation surrounding the civil legal aid crisis and identify actionable strategies for change. [Washington, D.C.]

    Jun 23, 2023

  • Can the Russian General Staff—the 'Brain' of the Russian Military—Enact Meaningful Reform?

    For nearly two decades after the Cold War, the Russian military resisted change. Finally in 2008, in the wake of a lackluster performance in Georgia, the Russian military embarked on a series of expansive defense reforms. A RAND event examines what this fraught path to modernization can tell us as we collectively consider the future of Russian military power. [Washington, D.C. and Virtual]

    Jun 20, 2023