Frequently asked questions
When and where is the 2018 Inter-Policy School Summit?
The summit is hosted at the University of Chicago, the weekend of March 2-4, 2018.
Who is this year’s partner organization?
As part of this partnership, Summit participants will work shoulder-to-shoulder with senior policy experts from New America to better understand the interplay between the issues of cybersecurity and trade. Read more about New America’s work on cybersecurity here.
What’s this year’s topic?
How should nations inform their economic and trade policy goals given concerns about cybersecurity?
How should international organizations react to new trade regimes and cybersecurity threats?
What aspects of cybersecurity should be tackled as part of domestic trade policy?
How do we balance security objectives with the benefits of free trade?
What if I know nothing about cybersecurity and trade?
So, while you might not be a cybersecurity or trade expert right now, you’ll work closely with students and policy experts that can broaden your perspectives on these topics.
How is the Summit structured? Is there a scheduled published already?
How many students attend the Summit? Where do they come from?
If you’re interested in applying, you can do so by filling in the application form on this website or by sending your name, school, resume, and a letter of interest no longer than 300 words to firstname.lastname@example.org no later that January 19, 2018. You can apply through a form on the Summit's website as well.
How expensive is the Summit?
There is no registration fee, and we will provide the food throughout the whole event. We will also put you up with Harris Public Policy students during your stay to boost the networking experience. Your only expense is your flight to and from Chicago.
Who should apply?
If you’re a graduate student in public policy who wants to contribute to actionable policy work today, then you should apply here.