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The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Data Salon Series, Episode 2: Could Better Technology Protect Privacy when a Crisis Requires Enhanced Knowledge?

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and Accenture hosted Dr. Jennifer King, Director of Consumer Privacy at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, and Ms. Jana Gooth, legal policy advisor to MEP Alexandra Geese, for the inaugural episode of the jointly presented Data Salon Series. The event was co-hosted by Mr. Steven Tiel, Senior Principle, Responsible Innovation at Accenture and Dr. David Bray, Inaugural Director, GeoTech Center at the Atlantic Council.

Event Recap by Stewart Scott

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Tue, Jun 23, 2020

Event recap: New approaches to trust in manufacturing

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and Nanotronics hosted Dr. Joseph Bonivel Jr., Subject Matter Expert at the US Department of Defense, Mr. Donald Codling, President of Codling Group International, Dr. Andrea Little Limbago, Vice President of Research and Analysis at Interos Inc., and Ms. Roberta Stempfley, Director of the CERT Division at Carnegie Mellon University, for a virtual private round table about the future of trust in manufacturing. The event was co-hosted by Mr. Matthew Putman, Cofounder and CEO of Nanotronics, and Dr. David Bray, Director of the GeoTech Center at the Atlantic Council.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Fri, Jun 12, 2020

How COVID-19 is worsening America’s racial economic divide

While the White House cheered the surprising jobs numbers on June 5, many Americans—especially people of color, women, lower-skilled workers, young people, or rural residents—remain out of work and left behind by this nascent recovery.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Coronavirus Future of Work

Mon, Jun 8, 2020

The US and Europe have addressed COVID unemployment in divergent ways: The differences are revealing.

The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted similar economic devastation around the world, but the United States and Europe have sought to minimize the impact of COVID-related unemployment in divergent ways. Understanding the differences in these responses is critical to grasping the likely long-term impact of this crisis on the transatlantic economy.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Coronavirus European Union
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Fri, Jun 5, 2020

Data Salon Series, Episode 1: Notice, Consent, and Disclosure in Times of Crisis

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and Accenture hosted Dr. Jennifer King, Director of Consumer Privacy at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, and Ms. Jana Gooth, legal policy advisor to MEP Alexandra Geese, for the inaugural episode of the jointly presented Data Salon Series. The event was co-hosted by Mr. Steven Tiel, Senior Principle, Responsible Innovation at Accenture and Dr. David Bray, Inaugural Director, GeoTech Center at the Atlantic Council.

Event Recap by Stewart Scott

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Thu, May 28, 2020

Can post-pandemic Ukraine prevent another exodus?

As Ukraine looks towards the post-coronavirus recovery period, the country needs to think hard about how it intends to persuade millions of Ukrainian migrant workers to build their futures at home.

UkraineAlert by Michael Druckman

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Thu, May 21, 2020

Fernandes quoted in The New Indian Express on unemployment fears in urban India

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Fri, May 15, 2020

Income inequality and life after coronavirus: Flattening the spread

This will be a “crisis wasted” if we do not acknowledge and instill the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity, the dignity of work, and the recognition that each person matters and has something unique to contribute to society.

New Atlanticist by Alexis Crow

Coronavirus Future of Work
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Wed, May 13, 2020

Expert survey series: 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

Mon, May 11, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” episode 17: What Can We Learn From Reko Diq?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Events

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

COVID-19’s economic impact on women

ONLINE EVENT - COVID-19 is having a calamitous effect on the global economy, but is disproportionately impacting women's earning and worsening economic inequality. Our experts explore how policy options or business practices could promote greater gender equality.

4:00pm ONLINE EVENT