Unpacking the Geopolitics of Technology: Galvanizing emerging tech to empower people, prosperity, and democracy

8 December 2021  09:00 - 13:00

Virtual Event | Organised by Embassy of Finland to the U.S. | Held in United States in English
Contact details: [email protected]min.fi
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The Embassy of Finland and the GeoTech Center of the Atlantic Council on December 8th, titled “Unpacking the Geopolitics of Technology: Galvanizing emerging tech to empower people, prosperity, and democracy.” The daylong, in-person conference will be held at the Embassy in Washington, D.C., and will focus on technology foresight and how emerging technologies will shape domestic politics, geopolitical competition, and more. Speakers will address a number of topics related to technology foresight, including democracy, digital transformation and trust, the future of work, political extremism, U.S.-China relations, and the social and political impacts of key emerging technologies. The goal of the workshops will be to provide policy recommendations for each of these respective issues.

Presenters

  • Ambassador Mikko Hautala, Finnish Ambassador to the United States
  • President Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland
  • Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology, Executive Office of the President of the United States
  • Peter Vetter, President, Nokia Bell Labs
  • Matti AnttonenFinnish Permanent State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, The Republic of Finland
  • Fred Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
  • Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology
  • Michael Horowitz, Professor of Political Science and Interim Director of Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania
  • April Falcon Doss, Executive Director, Institute for Technology Law and Policy, Georgetown Law
  • Peter Harrell, Senior Director for International Economics and Competitiveness, National Security Council
  • Mathew Burrows, Director of Foresight, Scowcroft Strategy Initiative, Atlantic Council
  • Frances Burwell, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council
  • Stephanie Wander, Acting Director, GeoTech Center, Atlantic Council
  • Julian Mueller-Kaler, Resident Fellow, GeoTech Center, Atlantic Council

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