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  • Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War with China

    Symphony Space
    2537 Broadway
    10025 New York , NY
    United States
    40° 47' 38.2668" N, 73° 58' 22.134" W
    New York US
    Monday, February 25th 2019
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    07:00 - 09:00 PM EST

    President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surpass the United States as the world’s next techonomic superpower. But between the trade war with the U.S., the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China’s goals outpacing its capacity? Or is China building and investing in strategic partnerships that will push the country toward global dominance?

     

    Ian Bremmer
    Founder and President, Eurasia Group
    Michele Flournoy
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestExec & Fmr. U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
    Parag Khanna
    Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap
    Susan Thornton
    Senior Fellow, Yale University Paul Tsai China Center & Fmr. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

  • National Constitution Center
    525 Arch Street, Independence Mall
    19106 Philadelphia , PA
    United States
    39° 56' 57.768" N, 75° 8' 44.8152" W
    Pennsylvania US
    Monday, March 4th 2019
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    06:30 - 08:00 PM EST

    How should the world’s largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by users? For some, the answer is clear: take the fake and offensive content down. But for others, censorship – even by a private company – is dangerous in a time when digital platforms have become the new public square and many Americans cite Facebook and Twitter as their primary news sources.

    David French
    Senior Writer, National Review
    Nate Persily
    Professor, Stanford Law
    Marietje Schaake
    Dutch Politician & Member, European Parliament
  • All Hail the Driverless Car

    Saturday, April 13th 2019
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    03:00 - 04:30 PM EST

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    Jeffrey Sachs
    Director, United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network & Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University
    Chris Urmson
    Co-founder and CEO of Aurora
    Meredith Broussard
    Data Journalist & Author, “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World”
    Ashley Nunes
    Senior Research Associate, Harvard Law & MIT
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