Events @ RAND Podcast Series

RAND events offer new insights and evidence-based perspectives on top policy concerns.

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  • aerial view of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Water Management and Climate Resilience in Pittsburgh: Building a Research Agenda

    At this June 2014 event, part of our Conversations at RAND series, a panel of experts discusses ways to strengthen Pittsburgh's water management system, create sustainable solutions to environmental challenges, and better manage long-term uncertainty.

    Jun 24, 2014

  • Panel disucssion including Susan M. Marquis, Charlie Beck, Angela Hawken, and Joan Petersilia

    Commencement Weekend Policy Dialogue on Criminal Justice

    In this podcast, recorded during the Pardee RAND Graduate School’s 2014 commencement weekend, Susan L. Marquis, the school’s dean, moderates a policy discussion on criminal justice with a panel of experts.

    Jun 20, 2014

  • U.S. flag, stethoscope, currency

    The Affordable Care Act: Change Is the Only Constant

    Listen as Leonard D. Schaeffer, founding chairman and CEO of WellPoint and RAND’s 2014 Williams Laureate, discusses the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

    Jun 12, 2014

  • scientific illustration designed at RAND for Haskins Lecture

    Next: Breakthrough Technologies for National Security

    Listen in as RAND’s 2014 Haskins Fellow Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, speaks on technology as a cornerstone of national security.

    May 8, 2014

  • People in Sevastopol, Ukraine watch a broadcast of Russian President Putin's address to the Federal Assembly

    Russia: What Happened? What's Next?

    In this April 2014 podcast, Olga Oliker discusses what Crimea—and Ukraine—mean for Moscow, for Kiev, and for Vladmir Putin, and the implications of Putin's actions for the U.S. and NATO.

    Apr 9, 2014

  • Syrian refugees wave flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

    Navigating Turmoil in the Middle East

    Listen in on this joint RAND-Wilson Center panel discussion on new and ongoing U.S. foreign policy challenges in the Middle East.

    Mar 18, 2014

  • damage from Northridge Earthquake, Calif., January 17, 1994

    Community Resilience

    In this podcast, Anita Chandra describes simple steps that communities and organizations can take to help strengthen themselves against all kinds of disasters.

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Economist  and Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps

    RAND Distinguished Speaker Series: Edmund Phelps

    The RAND Distinguished Speaker Series presents Nobel-prize winning economist Edmund Phelps, who discusses the effect of corporatist values on innovation and creativity.

    Nov 6, 2013

  • two CCTV cameras and American flag illustration

    Security Versus Privacy?

    At this October 2013 event, Henry Willis, director of the RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center, moderated a panel discussion on U.S. efforts to strike a balance among privacy, security, and liberty.

    Oct 24, 2013

  • Reaper drone

    Events @ RAND Podcast: Drones

    In September 2013, Ted Harshberger, director of RAND Project AIR FORCE, moderated a panel discussion on current military and nonmilitary use of drones and other potential applications.

    Sep 25, 2013

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