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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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Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Mulder featured in Air University on “Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond”

On January 5, Forward Defense senior military fellow Lt Col Christopher Mulder’s book review on Christopher Wanjek’s “Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond” was published in Air University’s Strategic Studies Quarterly.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Starling quoted in Space News on expected Biden space policies

On November 20, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Starling was quoted in a Space News article titled “Biden likely to stay course on Space Force and defense investments.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Mon, Nov 9, 2020

A presidential agenda for the GeoTech Decade that uplifts people, prosperity, and peace

For both the good of the United States and the world, it will be his duty to ensure the United States emerges from the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the deep economic recession, and its polarized society, renewed, revitalized, and rebuilt. Leveraging new technologies will be an integral part of that mission.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray, PhD

Internet Internet of Things

Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Hasik cited in the Space Review

On November 2, an article in the Space Review titled "The Green New Deal for space" cited Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik's report on “The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare." The article outlines how space is an essential element of the Green New Deal, specifically referencing GPS capabilities in this domain.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Economy & Business

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Topic overview | Space: The next frontier for innovation, economics, accessibility, and infrastructure

Space is quickly becoming the new frontier to be explored by national governments and private sector actors. In the process, the different parties prepare themselves for an environment that will bring to space the competition and collaboration behaviors that are typical on Earth, that will require new or updated regulations and international norms, and that will unleash new opportunities for multiple industries and technologies – spanning from transportation and satellite communication to data sharing, artificial intelligence or national security.

Event Recap by Borja Prado

International Norms Space

Tue, Oct 6, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: The geopolitical impacts of technology

Rapid developments in technology impact social, political, and economic issues both locally and globally. As the US presidential election nears, it is critical for Americans to consider the ways technology can both provide solutions and create challenges in the future.

Elections 2020 by GeoTech Center

Elections Internet

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Event recap | Space economics: Building sustainable space infrastructure

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center hosted an expert panel to discuss the policy implications of the rapid commercialization of space exploration.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

International Markets Space

Wed, Aug 19, 2020

A fireside chat about the future of space

On Wednesday, July 29, the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center hosted Ms. Teresa Carlson, Vice President at AWS's Worldwide Public Sector, and United States Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd District of Texas.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Event recap | Space salon: Making space available for everyone

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the GeoTech Center and Amazon Web Services (AWS) jointly hosted a public live event, "Space Salon: Making Space Available for Everyone." In a panel discussion co-moderated by Dr. David Bray, Director of the Geotech Center, and Shayn Hawthorne, Senior Manager at AWS, specialists from across the space industry discussed approaches to making tools and data in space accessible to players of all sizes.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Economy & Business Space

Fri, Jul 3, 2020

Research and development still key to competitiveness: But for whom?

The decade ahead must be spurred on by a new “Sputnik moment” for the United States to inspire new focus on research and development funding and initiatives to bolster the STEM workforce, while understanding the changing market dynamics connecting funding, innovation, and competitive advantage for open societies.

GeoTech Cues by Robert A. Manning, David Bray, PhD

China Economy & Business
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