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Wed, May 13, 2020

Societal and geopolitical changes in a post-COVID-19 world

In the third installment of biweekly surveys sent from the Atlantic Council’s Geotech Center to a community of technology experts, we analyze how respondents believe COVID-19 and national responses to it will shape economies and societies.

GeoTech Cues by Stewart Scott

Civil Society Coronavirus
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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19, technological innovation, and the future of societies

In order to understand future trends in technology and geopolitics, a group of experts was polled about how COVID-19 and technological innovation will shape the future of societies and their respective forms of government.

GeoTech Cues by Stewart Scott

Coronavirus Democratic Transitions
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Mon, Apr 13, 2020

COVID-19’s potential impact on global technology and data innovation

Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center submitted a questionnaire to more than 100 technology experts to record their expectations about the impact of COVID-19 on innovation in five key fields: the future of work, data and AI, trust and supply chains, space commercialization, and health and medicine.

GeoTech Cues by Stewart Scott

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Julian Mueller-Kaler is a resident fellow at the GeoTech Center and also researches global trends in the Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, which provides actionable foresight and innovative strategies to a global community of policymakers, business leaders, and citizens. At the Council, Julian works for Mathew Burrows, studies the implications of emerging technologies on society and politics, and leads the GeoTech Center’s efforts to evaluate China’s role as a global citizen and the country’s use and development of artificial intelligence (AI). He graduated as a Fulbright-Schuman scholar from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with an MA in European & Diplomatic Studies and holds a BA in Politics & International Relations from Zeppelin University, a small liberal arts college on the shores of Lake Constance, Germany.

During his tenure at Georgetown, Julian focused on US politics, the rise of populism, and its implications on international relations. He also acted as co-chair for the 2019 Transatlantic Policy Symposium and worked as a consultant in the office of the German Executive Director at the World Bank Group. While in Germany, Julian served as president of the Club of International Politics, a non-profit organization with more than three-hundred members, worked at the German Bundestag, the political affairs department of Deutsche Bahn AG, and the German Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was awarded scholarships from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, and the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin.

Julian also serves as a nonresident fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) in Washington D.C. and you can follow him on Twitter @JMuellerKaler.