Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy
Friday, June 7, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
The U.S. Department of State's Office of eDiplomacy is pleased to announce it's 11th Tech@State event, Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy, at GWU's Jack Morton Auditorium on Friday, June 7th.
Please join us for a day of stimulating presentations and engaging discussion on how new and creative data analysis using economic thinking can better inform diplomacy and development.
Featured speakers include:
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Author of 'The Black Swan'
- Kenneth Cukier, Data Editor of the Economist & Author of 'Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think'
- Bill Hall, Author of 'Changing the Game.'
- John B. Taylor - Stanford University
- David Gordon - The Eurasia Group
- Shanta Devarajan - The World Bank
- Angel Ubide - Peterson International Institute for Economics
Tech@State connects technologists to the goals of U.S. diplomacy and development through physical and virtual networking events. As part of U.S. Department of State’s Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review’s 21st Century Statecraft Initiative, Tech@State brings together leaders, innovators, government personnel and others to collaborate on 21st century technology solutions to improve the education, health and welfare of the world’s population. Previous Tech@State events have covered the aftermath of the Haiti Earthquake, Mobile Money, Civil Society 2.0, Open Source, Serious Games, Data Visualization, Real-Time Awareness, Wikis in The Public Sector, Elections & Technology, and Internet Freedom. Check out some of our previous events on our YouTube Channel!