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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.

Date and Time

17 February 2015 - 19:00-21:30

Location

Brighton, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the 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.

Registration information

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


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