Pathways to RMB Internationalization

11:00AM - 1:00PM
Speakers: Dr. Barry Eichengreen, Dr. Greg Chin, Dr. Domenico Lombardi
BSIA Room 142, Waterloo
Dr. Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley) discusses the internationalization of the renminbi followed by commentaries by Dr. Chin (York University) and Dr. Lombardi (CIGI).

Ecological *versus* Environmental Economics?: Promoting Better Environmental Policy-Making

9:30AM - 4:30PM
BSIA Room 142, Waterloo
The Balsillie School of International Affairs' Global Environmental Governance Group invites you to an informal workshop entitled "Ecological versus Environmental Economics?"

Through Egyptian Eyes Book Workshop

11:30AM - 7:00PM
Authors and contributors of Egyptian origin will look at revolutionary Egypt and how millions of lives have changed and been affected by tumultuous events in the past three years.

How to Design Better Policies Using a System of Systems Approach Seminar

2:00PM - 4:00PM
Speakers: Michele Bristow, with opening remarks by Keith Hipel
BSIA Room 131, Waterloo
This seminar will examine the general root causes of poorly designed policies and present new methods to analyze policy challenges and test policy solutions. Suggestions to address the challenges of communicating and evaluating societal and environmental simulation results will be solicited.

Science-Policy Interface: International Comparisons Workshop

9:00AM - 5:15PM
Baslillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo
How to structure science-policy interfaces to make the most of science has become an increasing international concern. This workshop will focus on three national cultures: Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, each of which are long-standing, stable democracies that value science as part of their national culture. Yet the differences among them are still palpable with respect to institutional structures, governance traditions, laws, and customs regarding science policy issues. The workshop aims to provide a synoptic overview of science policy interfaces in these three cultures.

Governing (in)Security MRP Seminar

12:00PM - 2:00PM
BSIA Room 131, Waterloo
Join the Governing (in)Security Group for a Brown Bag MRP Seminar to assist MA students as they write their thesis papers.

The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance after the 2008 Meltdown

7:30PM - 9:00PM
Speakers: Eric Helleiner
BSIA Room 142, Waterloo
In this talk, Eric Helleiner analyzes why the 2008 global financial crisis has turned out to be more of a status quo event than a transformative one in its impact on global financial governance.

PhD Dissertation Workshop in Global Political Economy

9:00AM - 4:30PM
BSIA Boardroom 123
Call for proposals is now open. Please submit a 500-word summary of your proposal or chapter to Dr. Derek Hall by February 24, 2014.