History of the Forum

The original Policy Forum series was held annually from 1997 to 2002, co-sponsored jointly by the University of Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Emory University and hosted in turn by each institution. Since 2002, the Policy Forum has been sponsored by and held biennially at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The Policy Forum is funded by a generous endowment provided by Bank of America.

Previous Sam Nunn Forums and Topics

Date Topic Location
April 2014 U.S. Competitiveness Amid a Changing Natural Gas Landscape: A View from the Southeast Georgia Tech
April 2012 Energy and Security: Global Challenges, Local Opportunities Georgia Tech
March 2010 Path Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: The Euro-Atlantic Challenge Georgia Tech
March 2008 Nonproliferation and the Global Nuclear Renaissance: Bridging the Gap Georgia Tech
March 2006 The Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on Economic Development, National Competitiveness, and Social Justice Georgia Tech
March 2004 Bio-Terrorism Preparedness: The Imperative for a Public-Private Partnership Georgia Tech
March 2002 Commercialization of the Academy Emory University
March 2001 Russian Scientific Talents: Economic Opportunities and Challenges Georgia Tech
March 2000 Globalization, Technology Trade, and American Leadership: A New Strategy for the 21st Century University of Georgia
March 1999 Leadership, Values and Ethics: Educating Global Citizens for a New Millennium Emory University
March 1998 Information Security: Risks, Opportunities, and the Bottom Line Georgia Tech
March 1997 Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction and U.S. Strategy University of Georgia