Austrian Scientists & Scholars
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Speaker: Martin Rauchbauer is the Founder of the Tech Diplomacy Network in San Francisco and the Executive Director at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside.

Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotechnology are having a profound impact on our values, institutions, and norms. Some of these disruptions have a global reach. While new technologies have become a determining factor in international relations and have changed the geopolitical landscape, the global tech industry has emerged as a new actor in foreign policy and given birth to a new practice. In Silicon Valley, tech diplomacy has emerged as a nascent field connecting governments, civil society, and global tech companies and could be a useful new path for tackling global challenges.

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