At breakneck speed, technological innovations are transforming the way we work, travel, learn, communicate, manage our health, even experience reality. From the Internet of Things to virtual reality, how will disruptive technologies further revolutionize the world we live in and what will those changes mean for society?
In conversation with leading tech innovators and policy makers, The Atlantic explored the future of technological disruption and what roles government, business and individuals can play in shaping it.
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This event will be hosted adjacent to Microsoft's TechFair Open House. Please join us after the program to experience cutting-edge technology developed by Microsoft.
Note: All times are ET
- Wednesday, June 07
- 12:00 p.m.WelcomeBob Cohn, President,The Atlantic
Ed Ingle*, Managing Director of Government Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
- 12:05 p.m.Sourcing InnovationDayna Grayson, Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Maria Rose Belding, Co-Founder and Executive Director, MEANS Database
Shane Scranton, CEO, IrisVR
With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large,The Atlantic
- 12:30 p.m.Modernizing GovernmentRepresentative Will Hurd (R-TX)
With Steve Clemons,The Atlantic
- 12:55 p.m.Closing ThoughtsBob Cohn,The Atlantic
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We’ll convene education advocates and practitioners, from both K–12 and higher education, to explain how the disruption of the pandemic is pushing forward long-overdue pedagogical reform.
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