Collaborations
The Technology, Management and Policy Consortium, TMP


In 2002, a number of graduate programs focusing on technology, management and public policy created a "graduate consortium" that brings together faculty and advanced students from each program at the beginning of each summer. These meetings are built around the interdisciplinary work being conducted by graduate students who give research presentations (either platform talks or posters), which provides an opportunity to get feedback from faculty and their fellow students. The objective of the meeting is to help students build a sense of global community, to network and develop a better sense of where their work fits in the broader community of scholarship, to learn about how programs at other institutions are structured, and to exchange ideas.

Previous meetings have taken place in:
  • 2015 Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, USA
  • 2014 IST, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2013 MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2012 TU-Delft, The Netherlands (joint with CESUN conference)
  • 2011 Penn State University, State College, PA, USA
  • 2010 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
  • 2009 Simon Fraser Univesity, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2008 Universiteit Utrecht / TU Delft, NL
  • 2007 Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 2006 IST Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2005 MIT, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2004 University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2003 George Mason University, Washington DC, USA
  • 2002 TU-Delft, Netherlands


The Technology, Management and Policy Graduate Consortium brings together graduate students involved in research across different technical fields who seek to develop and implement effective strategies for dealing with the risks and opportunities associated with those technologies. Each university decides on the number of students it will nominate for the Consortium meeting and the organizers then determine the program based on the abstracts submitted. Not everyone nominated will necessarily be invited to attend. Awards are given for the best papers and presentations.

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