Digitalization as a Strategic Challenge for State and Society – Foreign Policy in Times of Digital Transformation

16. November 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 Uhr

Festsaal University of Bonn (3G), Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn
and Stream via Zoom

The global pursuit of digitalization confronts states with both opportunities and challenges on the international stage. On the one hand, technological progress opens up new bilateral and multilateral cooperation opportunities; on the other, it also poses challenges, particularly in the form of changing global power dynamics.
Key Pousttchi, expert in the field of digitization and digital transformation and Director of the wi-mobile Institute for Digital Transformation, will join former members of the U.S. House of Representatives Loretta Sanchez and Charles Boustany to discuss how to keep pace with digital progress while shaping a forward-looking foreign policy. The discussion will be moderated by Scott Robbins, Research Fellow at CASSIS and founder of “Responsible Robotics”.

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Welcoming Remarks

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schlie
Henry Kissinger Professor for Security and Strategic Studies and Director of the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies, University of Bonn

Prof. Dr. Sabine N. Meyer
Professor of North American Studies and Co-Director of the North American Studies Program, University of Bonn

Benjamin Becker
Director of the AmerikaHaus NRW e.V., Cologne

 

Introductory Remarks

Prof. Dr. Key Pousttchi
Director of the wi-mobile Institute for Digital Transformation, Potsdam

 

Discussion

Dr. Charles Boustany (Republican)
Former Member of the US House of Representatives from Louisiana's 7th/3rd District (2005-2017)

Prof. Dr. Key Pousttchi
Director of the wi-mobile Institute for Digital Transformation, Potsdam

Loretta Sanchez (Democrat)
Former Member of the US House of Representatives from California's 46th/47th District (1997-2017)


Chair

Dr. Scott Robbins
Research Fellow at the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies, University of Bonn, Founder of Responsible Robotics


Weitere Informationen

In Kooperation mit dem AmerikaHaus NRW e.V. und dem North American Studies Program.

Diese Veranstaltung hat in englischer Sprache stattgefunden.


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