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Sat, May 16, 2020

We can more rapidly respond to future waves of COVID-19 and pandemics: Here is how

The world needs a global Pandemic Prevention Board focused on building an "Immune System for the Planet", as described in early April by the GeoTech Center by Dr. David Bray and then highlighted in a CNBC article by Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe on why tech companies can -- and should -- build a global quick response system to prevent future pandemics.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray

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Wed, May 13, 2020

We can strengthen the global food system: Here is how

The world recently has experienced large-scale collapse of bread-basket food sources, multiple areas of humanitarian crises, price spikes causing rapid destabilization of national governments, and, with the COVID-19 pandemic, global food supply chain disruptions and food shortages throughout the world.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray

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Mon, May 11, 2020

We can get through this COVID-19 pandemic together: Here is how

Here at the Atlantic Council, we recognize that working to benefit people, prosperity, and peace for all globally requires committed public servants. A year ago in 2019, Dr. Greg Treverton and Dr. Molly Jahn, as well as (the would be future GeoTech Center Director) Dr. David Bray, and other authors released the result of a year-long study that analyzed the impact of numerous long-term trends in the United States' government workforce over a period of two decades.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray

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Dr. Peter Brooks is a senior researcher and national security analyst at the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federally funded research and development center. For more than two decades, Dr. Brooks has contributed to the understanding of critical national security issues for a wide range of government agencies. His broad expertise includes intelligence analysis; advanced technologies and applications; joint force analyses, experimentation, strategy, and cost assessments.

Dr. Brooks’ recent work includes a four volume study delivered to Congress and other leaders that addressed the global spread of technology and scientific knowledge and the implications for national security.  He is widely published and a frequent speaker, including fifty technical reports and journal articles; contributing editor of corporate annual reports, and one-hundred invited presentations.