The Global Innovation Sweepstakes: A Quest to Win the Future

June 26, 2018 - 9:00 am

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Please join us on Tuesday, June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a tour of the world’s most innovative places and a discussion on what today’s technology trends mean for the future security and prosperity of the United States. During this event, we will launch a new report: The Global Innovation Sweepstakes: A Quest to Win the Future.

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, in partnership with Qualcomm, embarked on a global tour of technology hubs to determine which ones are at the cutting edges of tech-based innovation—and which are at risk of falling behind. Our researchers visited nearly a dozen countries and spoke with almost two hundred experts.

How do the United States and China compare? Can Europe rise to the challenge? Why are small states often the most innovative? This new report seeks to answer these questions—and others raised by the unfolding technological revolution. It also provides policy recommendations for research and development, skills training, technology transfer, diversity, education, and more.
 
welcoming remarks by:

Mr. Frederick Kempe
President and CEO
Atlantic Council

Mr. Nathan Tibbits
Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs and Public Affairs
Qualcomm

featuring keynote remarks by:

The Hon. Cory Gardner
Senator (R-CO)
United States Senate

providing on-the-ground
perspectives of global innovation:

​live from stockholm
Ms. Sara Lönberg
Deputy Director, National Innovation Council
Office of the Swedish Prime Minister

​live from haifa
Mr. Dan Shwarzman
CEO
MindUP - Digital Health Incubator
 
providing analysis on what today's tech trends
mean for US security and prosperity:

Dr. Robert Atkinson
President
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Ms. Sharon Weinberger
Executive Editor
Foreign Policy

Ms. Denise Zheng
Vice President
Business Roundtable

moderated by:
Ms. Michaela Ross
Reporter
Bloomberg BNA


@ACScowcroft | #WinTheFuture

Doors open for breakfast at 8:30 a.m.
Conversation begins at 9:00 a.m.

Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
 
This invitation is transferable and open to the public.
The event is open to the press and on the record.


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