Actions and Detail Panel
2017 Spring Launch
Thu, March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Everything has changed.
From the rise of right-wing populism to artificial intelligence, the past year disrupted everything we know about the global economy.
From self-driving trucks to Airbnb rentals, disruption is transforming the way we approach and implement policy.
With nearly 305 million people shopping online, 40 million using Uber, and millions marching across the country, nothing is safe from change, for better or for worse.
How have tech start-ups impacted the status quo and career opportunities? Will gig economy firms disrupt the 40-hour work week?
How do we provide universal internet access in an increasingly digital world? How do we reach those that are being left behind?
Are national responses to economic and political pressures sufficient? Will populists solve the problems that pushed them into power?
How will disruption impact our ability to tackle the complex issues of the 21st century? Do the opportunities outweigh the challenges?
Read more about disruption at gpprspring.com #gpprdisruption
Our Launch Event will feature Jen Psaki, former White House Communications Director, Giulia McHenry, Chief Economist at NTIA, political and tech reporter Jo Ling Kent, and Katherine Mereand-Sinha, the head of the DC government innovation program. The panel will be moderated by Leticia Bode.