Energy and environmental public policy: Joining the dots between public policy, economics and implementation
Engineers often think that public policy is that which comes from others, that it is ours to implement. In fact, we each share in the responsibility to help develop policy, particularly in the areas of energy and environmental quality. Too many policy initiatives become "happy dreams" of leaders who do not understand the full implications.
This lecture will explore the policy topic, of sound as well as poorly conceived policy, and how engineers may take a more active if not assertive role in its development.
James Voss is a nuclear engineer with 38 years of professional experience associated with the safe management of nuclear materials. He has led nuclear, environmental and renewable energy initiatives in over 40 countries. Mr Voss has served in the Executive Office of the President of the United States for two Presidents. He has advised senior government officials throughout the world. Mr Voss is a Fellow of the UK Nuclear Institute.
|When: Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 5 to 6pm
Please arrive 15 minutes before start
|Where: UCL Australia, 220 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000|
|Wine and cheese will be served after the lecture.
When & Where
UCL Australia is an integral part of University College London, one of the foremost academic institutions in the world.
The Australian campus was established in 2010 and is home to the School of Energy and Resources, the International Energy Policy Institute and the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Australia.