Solar Power Technology is Mature
Solar PV technology has advanced significantly in the last 5 years and is mature for many residential and commercial applications.
The Future of Work: Business and Public-Sector Challenges
Presentation by Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd on the future of work and accompanying challenges for business and public-sector leaders.
Valuing Nuclear Energy
Correctly valuing nuclear energy is important for the United States, as nuclear power has unique advantages in certain environments.
Aging Workforces and the Politics of Immigration
Many first world countries with aging workforces will ultimately need to incentivize immigration to offset labor shortages, leading to difficult political decisions.
The Basis for Decisions in a High-Tech World
Leaders need to understand advanced modeling and simulation technology, as it forms the basis for many key decisions in business and government service.
Meta-Learning and the Skills to Learn New Skills
The gap between the skills needed by the U.S. workforce and the skills they currently have is widening, particularly in the field of advanced modeling and simulation that can enhance U.S. competitiveness.
3D Printing and Global Security Dynamics
There will be security and humanitarian effects if the additive manufacturing industry matures to the point where low-end goods are no longer built in developing countries, removing the traditional path for countries to develop.
Energy, Prosperity, and Informed Discourse
Energy is a very complicated and sometimes controversial topic. To make conversations more productive, they should be held in the context of a commonly understood framework.
Enterprise IoT Summit 2017: Smart Cities and Mobility
Joseph Kopser discusses smart cities, transportation, tech innovation, and society in a presentation at the Enterprise IoT Summit 2017 in Austin, TX.
Outsourcing, Automation, and Econometrics
It is important to look beyond statistics to understand how and when jobs are displaced by technology, business process innovation, or outsourcing to low cost countries.