How Technology is Changing the World We Live In

Friday, April 4–
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Experts discuss rapid technological changes and how they affect defense policy, international business and finance, and public participation in policy.

This meeting was part of the Conference on Diversity in International Affairs.

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