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Event Recap April 10, 2020

Event recap | Technology and pandemics: Challenges and opportunities

By Corina LJ DuBois

On April 10, 2020, His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, United Arab Emirates, shared his perspectives in an event titled “Technology and pandemics: Challenges and opportunities” as part of a live video discussion moderated by Mr. Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council.

This one hour live discussion included the Minister’s insights on how the current pandemic presents both challenges and opportunities for technology to respond. The Minister shared his perspectives on which technologies will deliver on their promised outcomes and what technology and data trends will reshape the world as a result of the pandemic happening now.

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