April 15-16, 2011, Washington DC, USA
Arizona State University, École des Mines de Paris, George Mason University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Virginia Tech (Mission Partners: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) & The National Academies of Science Keck Center)
The conference develops emerging S&T scholars and promotes the academic and professional advancement of graduate students in the traditionally fragmented community of scholars working in S&T policy and social research. Presented each year in the spring, the conference attracts graduate students from around the world to present their research on STP and STS issues and related fields including but not limited to health, energy and environment, space, information and communications, innovation, education, and ethical, legal and social implications of science and technology. Every year, prominent figures from both STP and STS deliver keynote addresses.
The programme includes presentations by Primavera De Filippi (« Cloud Computing: When the Digital Revolution emulates the Industrial Revolution ») and Francesca Musiani, who co-organizes the event (« When social links are network links: The dawn of peer-to-peer social networks and its implications for privacy »).