Indiana Future of Tech Commission Town Hall
On June 23rd 2021, the project's Principal Investigator Dean Reingold and Dean Wolfe co-hosted a virtual town hall organized by The Future of Tech Commission, an independent and bipartisan working group of civic leaders developing a comprehensive, inclusive tech policy agenda for the nation. The Town Hall on Digital Access and Workforce Development in Rural and Agricultural Communities provided a local perspective on broadband access in rural Indiana and discussed both local and federal possible solutions to this issue, which has been made even more visible during the pandemic. You can watch the recording of the event here.
Defining Ethical Leadership
The virtual event Defining Ethical Leadership took place on October 28th 2020 on Zoom. The discussion revolved around two framing questions:
How should we define the concept of ethical leadership?
What does the concept of ethical leadership need to include in relation to challenges posed by emerging technologies such as AI and Big Data?
Our speakers were Philip Brey, Professor of Philosophy of Technology at the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente, and Michael Lamb, Assistant Professor of Politics, Ethics, and Interdisciplinary Humanities and Executive Director of the Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University. The conversation was moderated by Natasha Singer, the New York Times technology reporter, and Gary MacDougal, who served as CEO of a Fortune 1000 company for 17 years, was a partner of McKinsey & Company, delivered a response to the speakers. You can watch the recording of the event here.