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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Video recap: Using data for good in the fight against COVID-19

On April 01, 2020 - Eric Sapp, CEO of Public Democracy and David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director emceed a live video discussion on "Using Data for Good in the Fight Against COVID-19". The two panels included leading data experts from the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center, Public Democracy, Dun & Bradstreet, The Ad Council, LiveRamp, Splunk, Datavant, and Singularity University some of whom are working with the World Health Organization.

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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Getting ahead of the crisis: Global food security during COVID-19

Much has been written about the economic consequences of such policies; less attention, however, has been paid to emerging issues like food security in the age of a global pandemic. Food security is certainly a crucial issue because COVID-19 is also a crisis of logistics – whether it is with regard to necessary medical equipment, labor availability, or food supplies.

GeoTech Cues by Sara-Jayne Terp

Civil Society Coronavirus
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Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Skoll World Forum Session: Using data for good in the fight against COVID-19

When: April 01, 2020 from 12:15-1:15pm EDT (-4 GMT) Where: Hosted on the Atlantic Council website What: Skoll World Forum Session “Using Data For Good in the Fight Against COVID-19” - Presented by the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center and Public Democracy.

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Civil Society Coronavirus

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

How can data science help with crisis response and COVID-19?

On March 27, 2020 -- Anthony Scriffignano, Chief Data Scientist at Dun and Bradstreet and Director David Bray, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director participated in a live video discussion hosted by Michael Krigsman, Founder of CxOTalk on "How Can Data Science Help With Crisis Responses?"

GeoTech Cues

Civil Society Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

AI & China: Smart Partnerships for Global Challenges

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. These activities 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.

Smart Partnerships Series by David Bray, PhD

Americas China

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Smart partnerships series: 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

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Smart partnerships series: 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

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Smart partnerships series: 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

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Smart partnerships series: 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

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Social Justice and Activism in Pakistan with Jibran Nasir

With an exceedingly shrinking space for civil society and an emboldened right-wing, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan is turning out to be the same-old Pakistan. Pakistani lawyer and civil rights activist Jibran Nasir helps us detangle some of Pakistan’s toughest contexts surrounding the country’s citizen empowerment, legal reforms, and social justice.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by South Asia Center

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Testing is our way out: Data will drive resilience

ONLINE EVENT - Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation and former USAID administrator, and Paul Romer, Nobel laureate economist, discuss their ideas and implications for a more resilient approach to pandemics with Gillian Tett, US editor at large of the Financial Times.

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