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Harnessing the Power of Technology

April 7, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

The Vermont Technology Alliance is partnering with Vermont Council on World Affairs for its virtual/hybrid event focused on Technology on April 7, 2022, one of the sessions in its International Speaker Series.

As part of our partnership, VTTA’s network can take advantage of a 50% discount code for both the virtual or hybrid options.

Are we on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution? Is the world headed for an arms race in space? Today’s wave of rapid technological innovation has left many wondering what the transformative effects of today’s emerging technologies will have on global affairs.

This event will look at how emerging technologies are transforming world politics and explore how national governments and non-state actors should work to help mitigate the risks associated with such innovations.

Scheduled topics and speakers:

Digital Equity and Inclusion (Virtual)
Robert Atkinson, Founder and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
Daniel Castro, Vice President, ITIF, and Director, Center for Data Innovation

Systemic Racism in Cybersecurity(Virtual)
Sayako Quinlan, Consultant at Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike
Ayan Islam, Cybersecurity Strategist at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at DHS

Book Talk: The Hacked World Order (Virtual)
Adam Segal. Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Evening Reception: The Rise of Digital Repression (In Person)
Steven Feldstein, Senior Fellow, Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Sign up for either an all virtual or hybrid option for this April 7 event.

Members and followers of the VTTA can take advantage of a 50% discount on the regular ticket price.   Please use promo code VTTA_ISS, when purchasing a hybrid or virtual pass.

Learn More & Register Here




April 7, 2022
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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50 Lakeside Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401
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