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Digitally United

Program Overview

Digitally United: Closing the Gaps in a Techonomic World March 23-24 | 2-5 PM ET Daily

The world needs to come together. Tech can help in so many ways, but we need that badly. We see digital division between citizens who are connected and those who aren’t, between regulators and tech platforms, between fully-online companies and those still transforming, between countries committed to openness and those determined to control speech, even between workers at home and those in the office. So where are the solutions? And how do we better-knit society together, both in the U.S. and globally? (2-5 PM ET Daily)

Some planned sessions for Digitally United:

  • How are businesses, citizens, and governments doing towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030?
  • What do human rights mean online?
  • How crowdsourcing makes healthcare better for everyone.
  • Will advertisers help reform tech platforms?
  • Denmark’s newly-appointed tech ambassador: How business, tech, and government can come together to build rules of the road for the digital age.
  • Satellites, global connectivity, and our common life.
  • Games can bring us together.
  • What went wrong in the U.S. elections and how can we prevent it from happening again?
  • Plus deep dives with two of the world’s most eminent journalists and media leaders: Nicholas Thompson of The Atlantic and Lionel Barber, ex-editor of The Financial Times and author of the new book The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times.