Presented by the European Union

Diplomacy vs AI: Foreign Policy, Bots & Blockchain

Mar 12, 2018

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

Emerging tech is having a profound effect on the way governments interact. Bots can react to events, creating content and narratives at machine speed, in real-time – but without the checks and balances of human interaction. AR, blockchain, and quantum computing can change how societies communicate. What happens when the newest technologies collide with the world's second oldest profession? How can governments, civil society and business engage with – and not be manipulated by – these new tools?

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

James Barbour

European Union Delegation

Shawn Powers

US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

Moira Whelan

National Democratic Institute

Amy Wilson

White House Presidential Innovation Fellows

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Panel

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Session

Track:

Government

Level:

Intermediate