Programs

Logo of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data. Includes an 8-point compass rose in the middle with the words "Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Benevolent" at the bottom.

GeoTech Center

Championing positive paths forward that societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, prosperity, and peace.

Experts

Content

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Nurkin in the Sydney Morning Herald on a space-based conflict with China

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin quoted in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald titled "If the US went to war with China, who would win? It depends how it starts."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Industry

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Sadat quoted by SpaceNews on transfers to Space Force

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat quoted in an article for Space News titled "U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps service members selected to transfer to Space Force"

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security
geotech, economy, data, trust

Sun, Jun 13, 2021

GeoTech – Thriving in the Decade Ahead

The GeoTech Center is ready for its next big steps for the second half of 2021 and beyond: Evaluating, Engaging, and Educating.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Achieving security in space: A recap of The Atlantic Council space strategy launch

Sixty years since the first human launched into orbit, what is the future of security and prosperity in space? On April 12, the International Day of Human Spaceflight, the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense practice sought to answer this question with an engaging virtual public event featuring esteemed space experts and the launch of a new Atlantic Council Strategy Paper.

Event Recap by Raphael Piliero

Economy & Business National Security

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Sadat speaks with Aerospace on the US space workforce

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat speaks with Aerospace on "The space policy show: keeping the space workforce strong."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

The future of global space governance for the new commercial era

The current legal framework governing space, drafted in an era when it was dominated by just two great powers, does not yet reflect a new context in which the majority of space activities will be conducted by private actors. As more players enter the domain, they are likely to encounter a governance system that will have little efficacy for dealing with space’s new challenges. To ensure that space remains safe and sustainable, policy makers must examine and remediate gaps within the current governance framework.

GeoTech Cues by Inkoo Kang

Space Space Security

Thu, May 27, 2021

How to solve today’s tech challenges: secure data, close the digital divide, boost leadership

The decade to come will be the “GeoTech Decade,” in which the technology trends that began in previous years will become fixed in their impact on society. The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data launched its first report with recommendations to guide leaders as they make choices regarding technology and data.

New Atlanticist by Rose Butchart

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Thu, May 27, 2021

New technologies will reshape the world in the next decade. What does that mean for the US?

What can the United States do to reap the benefits of the GeoTech Decade and tame the era’s threats? Here are the key takeaways from the conversation.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Wed, May 26, 2021

Atlantic Council releases landmark recommendations on the geopolitical impacts of new technologies

Findings based on bipartisan study groups of U.S. government officials and senior figures in tech industry.

Press Release

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship
geotech, economy, data, trust

Tue, May 25, 2021

Conclusion, appendices, and acknowledgements

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies