Last month, the Pardee Center’s Interim Associate Director Jonathan Moyer traveled to South Africa to lead a two-day workshop with a wide range of South African issue-area experts. He worked with these experts to validate data used to forecast development in the nine provinces of the country using the IFs system.
On Wednesday, April 17, Barry Hughes lectured at the EE Computer Systems Colloquium at Stanford University to share the capabilities of the International Futures (IFs) modeling system. While in California, he also gave a presentation in Menlo Park on the impact of emerging technologies on society.
The International Futures team finished the first round of data updates to the IFs modeling system using a batch-pull procedure, which was developed largely by Mohammod Irfan and vetted by Pardee Center research assistants.
On Thursday, June 20, Pardee Center Director Barry Hughes was a featured guest at “theHive,” an interactive community sponsored by the World Bank Center on Conflict, Security and Development (CCSD)
Dale Rothman attended the second Global Systems Science Conference from June 10 through June 12 in Brussels, Belgium. There, he joined colleagues to discuss a possible research program for Global Systems Science and to further expand the community of practitioners from science, policy, and civic society who work on today’s most pressing global challenges.
Ben Harris graduated from the Josef Korbel School with an M.A. in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration. He will be staying on with the Pardee Center through the summer, continuing his data collection and validation work.
At this year’s graduation, the University of Denver celebrated the work of Frederick S. Pardee, the benefactor and namesake of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies’ Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, by awarding him an honorary PhD.
The Frederick S. Pardee Center was honored to demonstrate the International Futures modeling system for Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, on June 7.
On October 16, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the UK Met Office, and Risk Management Solutions will launch a joint report titled, "The Geography of Poverty, Disasters and Climate Extremes in 2030." The report’s authors examined the relationship between disasters and poverty, us