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GeoTech's Smart Partnerships report, image of a chessboard

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Smart partnerships amid great power competition

The report captures key takeaways from various roundtable conversations, identifies the challenges and opportunities that different regions of the world face when dealing with emerging technologies, and evaluates China’s role as a global citizen. In times of economic decoupling and rising geopolitical bipolarity, it highlights opportunities for smart partnerships, describes how data and AI applications can be harnessed for good, and develops scenarios on where an AI-powered world might be headed.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler

Africa Americas

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Building a collaborative ecosystem for AI in healthcare in Low and Middle Income Economies

For AI-enabled technologies to truly transform healthcare and improve national and global health outcomes, it is imperative that cross-cutting challenges like data availability, business model sustainability, and lack of enabling infrastructure and other building blocks are addressed.

GeoTech Cues by Abhinav Verma, Krisstina Rao, Vivek Eluri, and Yukti Sharma (GeoTech Guest Authors)

Africa Americas

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

Can AI and emerging tech boost African development?

The final roundtable of the Smart Partnerships Series focused on the African continent and how AI as well as other emerging technologies can be harnessed there for good.

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Africa Americas

Tue, Jun 16, 2020

AI, an accelerator of change?

Two digital roundtables with India brought together high-level experts to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and geopolitics of emerging technologies in the South Asian country. While the first focused on AI and health, the second centered on Sino-Indian relations.

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Americas China
GeoTech Center's work on Smart Partnerships, picture of a globe showing china and southeast asia

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

GeoTech and smart partnerships: potential AI & China futures

The Atlantic Council is honored to partner with the Rockefeller Foundation via a grant focused on data and AI efforts by China around the world. We started these activities in the middle of 2019 and they were part of a bigger plan to launch the new Atlantic Council GeoTech Center in 2020 – focused on the geopolitics of new technologies and advances in data.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by David Bray

Americas China
gtc china great wall

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

The dangers of decoupling

Two roundtables in Beijing and a third one in Shanghai brought together leaders from government, civil society, academia, and think tanks to discuss China's role as a global citizen, the country's use and development of artificial intelligence, and the implications of modern technologies for international relations.

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Americas China

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

The price of great power politics

Unlike previous gatherings where a majority of participants represented government institutions, the roundtable in Germany brought together business- and private-sector representatives. Together with policy experts, they discussed the emergence of new technologies, the rise of China, and the implications of a global AI race.

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Americas China

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Europe’s third way

The Atlantic Council's endeavor to evaluate the implications of modern technologies for society and politics continued in Brussels, where the event was co-hosted by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS).

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Americas China

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Tech cooperation at a precarious junction

The first roundtable of the series was held in Paris and brought together high-level delegations from the United States, China, and Europe for a wide-ranging discussion on emerging technologies.

Smart Partnerships Series by Julian Mueller-Kaler

Americas China