lighting, Diplomacy

#MeetingTomorrow: Digital Geneva 2040

07 December 2020


Event description

Geneva has been at the center stage of the global debate on internet governance ever since the invention of the World Wide Web at CERN in 1989. Today, the city hosts a wide range of international organizations, academic institutions, and non-profit initiatives pushing the needle on critical digital issues, as shown by a number of recent studies, including Geneva Digital Atlas and a report by the Graduate Institute.

How can Geneva not only maintain but increase its relevance on the digital stage in the years to come? What steps does it need to take today to keep attracting stakeholders, conferences, and initiatives tomorrow? How can it work with other science and technology hubs around the world?

To kick off this conversation, join us for a panel discussion with three leading figures in the fields of internet governance and technology policy:

  • Jovan Kurbalija, Founding Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform
  • Micheal Nelson, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Georgetown University
  • David Eaves, Lecturer on Technology and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School

Jointly presented by swissnex Boston and DiploFoundation, this event is part of the swissnex Network’s 20th-anniversary campaign nex20 to imagine the future of Switzerland. 

For more information and to register, go to the official event page.