The Future of Digital Governance
Wednesday, September 21
1:00 – 6:00 PM EST
The Shed, New York City
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On Wednesday, September 21, as part of Unfinished Live, the McCourt Institute will host an exclusive spotlight event dedicated to “The Future of Digital Governance,” to positively shape the next digital era and anticipate how tech will be regulated in the Web3 generation.
Topics to be discussed
- Digital Governance
Why and how do ground rules, safeguards, and ethical standards need to be integrated into the technology development process?
- The Internet of the Future
What are the unique opportunities and challenges presented by web3?
- Global Perspectives
Anticipating the future of web3 around the world
- Competition, Privacy, Online Content
How will tech be regulated in web3?
Who should apply?
Policymakers, academics, civil society leaders, technologists, students, press, anyone interested in pursuing more ethical and inclusive ways to build technology.
About the McCourt Institute
Launched in early 2022 with founding partners Sciences Po in Paris and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., the McCourt Institute aims to ensure that digital governance is prioritized in the development of new technology and embedded in the next generation of the web. It supports the goals of Project Liberty, a visionary initiative launched by civic entrepreneur, business leader, and philanthropist Frank McCourt in 2021 to transform how the internet works, create a more equitable digital economy, and develop a new civic architecture for the digital world.
1:00 - 3:30PM
Web Governance in 2022: State of Play and Web3 Perspectives
3:30 - 5:00PM
Tech Regulation in the Next Generation
5:00 - 6:00PM
Primavera De Filippi
Director of Research, National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS)
Special Advisor, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Science fiction author, activist & journalist
Senior Fellow & Director, Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Former US Ambassador to the OECD
Founder & Director of Georgetown University’s Ethics Lab; Professor of Philosophy and Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Executive Director, Internet Sans Frontières; Executive Director of Content Policy and Society Lab, Stanford University