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Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

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Government policy-making is increasingly influenced by technological issues and opportunities. Professor Watson will talk about how scientific and engineering expertise and knowledge are engaged with public decision-making and policy processes.

Cancelled

Date and Time

17 February 2015 - 19:00-21:30

Location

Brighton, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - SE:Sussex local network.


About this event

Government policy-making is increasingly influenced by technological issues and opportunities; similarly, technology needs to take account of policy drivers. This suggests new emphasis on the knowledge and competencies required by politicians, policy-makers, technologists and engineers. Professor Watson will talk about how scientific and engineering expertise and knowledge are engaged with public decision-making and policy processes across all levels of our society.

Programme

6.30pm - doors open for refreshments and networking
7.00pm - start of lecture
8.00pm - estimated finish and Q&As
8.30pm - event closes

Additional information

This talk is presented by Professor Jeremy Watson CBE FREng FIET.
The event is organised by IET Sussex.
 

Related content

A poster is available to download.

Registration information

Those wishing to attend must please pre-register via the IET’s website - see link below.

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