Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Event recap | Reimagining education in a rapidly changing era

A GeoTech Hour discussion exploring how to link education to the jobs of today and tomorrow, to ensure what people learning gives them the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge to succeed amid global change.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Education Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Event | Data trusts and the global COVID-19 response

On April 15, 2020, Lord Tim Clement-Jones and Dame Wendy Hall shared their perspectives in a live video discussion titled “Why data trusts could help us better respond and rebuild from COVID-19 globally“ and moderated by David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director on the role of Data Trusts in the global response to and recovery from COVID-19.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

EU-US tech cooperation: Strengthening transatlantic relations in data-driven economies

The window of opportunity for an agreement between the United States and European Union (EU) on a common tech rulebook is open once again. In December 2020, the European Commission, encouraged by the victory of ardent Atlanticist Joseph Biden in the US presidential election, issued A New EU-US Agenda for Global Change, an ambitious proposal for strengthening and broadening the transatlantic relationship in multiple key domains including technology governance.

GeoTech Cues by Juraj Majcin (Guest Author)

Digital Policy European Union
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

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

GeoTech recommendations for President Biden’s meetings with allies overseas

US President Joseph Biden is set to embark on his first official overseas foreign affairs trip from June 10 to 16. In light of mounting geopolitical issues around technology, the GeoTech Center provides actionable recommendations for the President to reach global solutions.

GeoTech Cues by Matthew Gavieta

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Can AgriTech entrepreneurs save the Middle East’s food supply?

On June 9, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and empowerME Initiative hosted a private, on-the-record roundtable. Read the key takeaways.

GeoTech Cues by Hezha Barzani and Matthew Goodman

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Event recap | The human dimensions of autonomous systems employing AI

A GeoTech Hour discussion exploring what should be off-limits when it comes to autonomous systems paired with artificial intelligence, particularly when they have the ability to impact human lives.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation

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

Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Event recap | Assured trust in medicine, credentials, and supply chains

An expert panel exploring new ways of increasing resilience by assuring trust in medicine, credentials, and supply chains.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Internet

Wed, May 26, 2021

Event recap | Commission Report Launch, Part II

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

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Economy & Business