AtlanTech Dinner / October 6th, 2011
The AtlanTech Dinner on Cultures, Diplomacy and New Technologies was held in Paris, on October 6 on the occasion of the Hub Forum 2011. The aim of this dinner was to provide an opportunity to reflect on the way new technologies are shaping new kinds of communications used by States, private individuals, NGOs and corporations to interact with each others and promote their different cultures.
Speakers included Blaise Agüera y Arcas, Distinguished Engineer of Bing Mobile and Places, Hilary Mason, Chief Scientist at Bitly, Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Cheryl Contee, Partner at Fission Strategy, Baratunde Thurston, Director of Digital of the Onion and Co-Founder of Jack & Jill Politics, Kevin Slavin, CEO of Area/Code, Hector Obalk, Art critic and art archivist and Bassem Bouguerra, Tunisian blogger and activist.
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