Convergence Keynote: Mayor Sadiq Khan

Speakers

Sadiq Khan

Greater London Authority

How should tech and politics mix?

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, will focus his keynote speech on one of the biggest challenges today facing Britain, America and countries across Europe – how we ensure that advances in technology are utilised for the benefit of everyone in society.

In the context of the rise in populism and the major economic, political and societal changes we've seen in recent years, Mayor Khan will use his speech to address both the potential risks and great opportunities presented by the current tech revolution.

In particular, he will highlight the growing power global cities have to help shape the debate about the impact of technology for the better by ensuring it is utilised to improve lives and reduce inequality.

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Format: Keynote
Event Type: Session
Track: Government