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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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Content

Fri, May 7, 2021

Lakhani joins XOCO Unlimited to discuss the role of Pakistani women in the investment space

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Thu, May 6, 2021

Africa’s digital revolution: Exploring technology’s impact on Africa’s future

On Thursday, May 6, the Africa Center and the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS) hosted a partnered event to launch twin reports exploring the theme of technology and its impact on Africa’s political and economic future.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Digital Policy

Wed, May 5, 2021

Event recap | Achieving healthy communities and economic renewal

On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 8:00am EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts to explore “How We Can Achieve Both Healthy Communities and Economic Renewal”. The panel included Mona Nemer, chief science advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister; Philippe Gillet, chief scientific officer with SICPA; Luukas Ilves, head of strategy with Guardtime; Daniella Taveau, principal of Bold Text Strategies; and Declan Kirrane, the managing director of ISC Intelligence in Science.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Friedlander quoted in US News on the EU labor system

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

European Union Future of Work

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Digitalize the enterprise: NATO 20/2020 podcast

If NATO is to unlock new frontiers of innovation and harness emerging technology, digitalizing how it does business is the key.

NATO 20/2020 by Barry Pavel, Jeffrey Lightfoot

Defense Technologies Digital Policy

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Goldin interviewed on NPR’s marketplace on her comments regarding inclusive recovery for minority workers

Read the full article here.

In the News by Nicole Goldin

Economy & Business Future of Work

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Arab News covered the Atlantic Council’s event on empowerME’s new IGNITE program

In the News

Civil Society Economy & Business

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Middle skill jobs as a strategic imperative

The U.S.' economic competitiveness depends on a deep base of manufacturing and service capabilities that enable cutting-edge technologies to proliferate. In this piece, the author argues that "strategic government spending must be translated into positive economic spillovers for 'middle-skill' workers. What’s needed," he writes "is a coordinated approach to funneling federal, state, and local resources to target sectors and jobs."

GeoTech Cues by Jan Jaro

China Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Lakhani joins Clubhouse to discuss Pakistan’s talent opportunity and the future of work

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Investing in US labor for today and tomorrow

The labor market in the United States has substantially improved since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but significant slack remains. Investing more resources into active labor market policies will provide micro and macro benefits in the short-run as the economy continues to recover, as well as in the long-run as the U.S. labor market grapples with structural challenges.

Blog Post by Jeff Goldstein

Future of Work Macroeconomics

Events

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 2

Public Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

5:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 1

Online Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

12:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights