August 24, 2022
‘Bilateral Tech Diplomacy Series’ to focus on U.S.-Australia dialogue
Purdue University and the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue will host the inaugural dialogue in the “Bilateral Tech Diplomacy Series” at 5-7 p.m. ET Aug. 30 in Stewart Center, Room 206.
The series intends to bring together academic, industry and diplomatic leaders around the world to discuss critical topics in technology and diplomacy and how technology should be used to advance freedom. This inaugural dialogue will feature speakers from the United States and Australia and will focus on key aerospace technologies and technology implications for misinformation and disinformation.
The event is organized by Purdue, the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, Flinders University-Australia and the Jeff Bleich Centre for the U.S. Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance-Australia, with participation from the Australian Embassy in the U.S. and the U.S. Embassy in Australia.
The event will include a fireside chat with the Honorable Arthur Sinodinos, Australian ambassador to the U.S., and Mung Chiang, president-elect of Purdue University; a keynote by the Honorable Jeff Bleich, former U.S. ambassador to Australia; and two roundtable discussions covering the topics of aerospace technologies and misinformation and disinformation.
The event also will be livestreamed, and registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance.
More information about the inaugural dialogue, speakers and schedule of events is available online.