A. Gilman Blog

Inside U.S. Foreign Policy: Technology, Innovation, and the CHIPS Act

01feb11:00 am1:00 pmInside U.S. Foreign Policy: Technology, Innovation, and the CHIPS Act

Event Details

USA Study Abroad, part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and its Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program are pleased to invite current recipients and alumni of the Gilman Program, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, ECA exchange alumni, all interested U.S. undergraduate and graduate students, and U.S. higher education faculty and administrators to attend the “Inside U.S. Foreign Policy Seminar: Technology, Innovation, and the CHIPS Act” on February 1, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern.

This 2-hour seminar will explore the subject of Technology, Innovation, and the CHIPS Act and how the State Department advances U.S. foreign policy interests through its work in science, technology and innovation (STI). The State Department strives to anticipate the foreign policy impacts of scientific research, discoveries, development, and innovations and connect domestic and international STI enterprises to promote U.S. priorities. Attendees will hear from technical experts and U.S. diplomats working in the Office of the Science and Technology Adviser, the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, the Bureau of East Asian Pacific Affairs, and the U.S. Mission to Vietnam. The seminar will shed light on the inner workings of American diplomacy connecting the State Department’s mission to the lives of the American people. Attendees will also have the chance to learn more about State Department scholarships, internships, fellowships, and career opportunities.

Sessions will include:

  • A keynote on U.S. foreign policy on Technology, Innovation, and the CHIPS Act: A State Department representative will discuss U.S. efforts on anticipating the foreign policy impacts of scientific research,
    discoveries, development, and innovation.
  • A diverse panel of State Department personnel, drawn from both the Foreign and Civil service, will delve deeper into the foreign policy process, goals, and strategic objectives emphasizing the ways individuals in different parts of the State Department collaborate to advance country-specific, regional, and global
    foreign policy priorities.
  • State Department Careers Information Session: A representative from the State Department’s Bureau of Global Talent Management will share information on the many pathways to careers at the State
  • Foreign Policy and Career Conversations: Attendees will have the opportunity to move into breakout rooms and hear more closely from speakers and others about their diverse work and career paths.

Register today: https://iie-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtcO6vqT0tHtOMUQk4CwVnf_qjH3DHJ3va#/registration


Virtual Event Details

Event has already taken place!


February 1, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)