National Labs and the Engine of American Innovation
National Laboratories are little-known jewels that have powered American innovation since the early 20th century, providing lessons and best practices in research and technology investment that are applicable to both the public and private sector.
The Great Divide: Meeting the Challenges of Our Future Workforce
The United States is in the midst of a generation-long structural shift in labor, productivity, jobs, and pay, which is set to accelerate with the increasing adoption of advanced robotics and machine learning technologies. Proactive solutions are needed at the business, community, state, and national level to ensure we have the tools needed to remain competitive.
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution. Presented by Joseph Kopser in conjunction with Securing America’s Future Energy.
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance in Dense Urban Terrain
New intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms and sensor technologies will be required to support counter-terrorist operations in large cities and megacities.
Robotics and Labor Scarcity
Robotics and automation are becoming increasingly important solutions for labor shortage issues in countries with aging populations.
Transportation: Rapidly Shifting Landscape
The transportation industry is on the precipice of an existential shift, as new technologies and business models change fundamental market dynamics.
Power, Energy Storage, and the Decentralization of the Grid
The economic viability of some forms of renewable energy will be enabled by effective grid storage technology, which facilitates the localization of energy production and consumption.
Urbanization and the Mass Movement of People to Cities
More people live in cities now than at any other point in history, which is changing cities and forcing both companies and public institutions to adapt.