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Category Archives: Lectures

mandate of action for climate change by Kofi Annan

One unique opportunity available as a student at Columbia is the frequent visitation of world leaders, particularly around the time that the UN general assembly meets. A visitation this year was by Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the UN. Although terse, these notes are a brief sketch of what he discussed at Columbia. Two interesting […]

Eliminating the Need for a 4th NYC Area Airport with Collaborative Communications Technology

Eliminating the Need for a 4th NYC Area Airport with Collaborative Communications Technology Speaker: Ted Willke Abstract – Presently, aircraft separation and runway usage are controlled manually, primarily through voice communications between Air Traffic Control and pilots. With existing procedures, the air system is suffering from limited runway capacity and airports, such as John F. […]

Digital Publishing and Intellectual Property Rights

Digital Publishing and Intellectual Property Rights Abstract: A discussion of how scholars and researchers can take full advantage of opportunities afforded by digital technology in today's legal environment, and advocate for positive change.This panel is part of the series Research without Borders: The Changing World of Scholarly Communication. Location: Intercultural Resource Center (IRC), 2nd Floor, […]