Weekly online gathering on cyber issues – IP-ASIA

Professor David Farber and Professor Dan Gillmor, Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, and Mass Communication, Arizona State University, are hosting a weekly online gathering with scholars, scientists, engineers, business people, and all other stakeholders in the society, to discuss and share new ideas on various topics around cyber civilization.

We initiated this online platform in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which we are now more connected online, beyond physical border and timezone.

Here are the topics:
2021

Mar 29 – Open-mic Session
Mar 22 – Is AI taking over the world? No, but it’s making it less private
Mar 15 – How Cities and Nations Recover from Major Disasters
Mar 8 – Recovering from 311 Japan Earthquake
Mar 1 – New American Chamber of Commerce Japan report “Japan Digital Agenda 2030”
Feb 22 – Information-Driven Public Health: from pandemic response to well-being in an aging society
Feb 15 – How Social Media is reshaping the promotion of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Feb 8 – Overview of how COVID-19 and Japanese Digital Transformation is impacting Japanese society
Feb 1 – Open disucssion
Jan 25 – Biden’s Nuclear Policy: Implications for East Asia
Jan 18 – Recent US political issues and U.S.-Japan relations
Jan 11 – A new global standard format for medical and health data
Jan 4 – Open discussion

2020
Dec 28 – Open discussion
Dec 21 – Algorithmic Risk Scores
Dec 14 – Digital Social Innovation in Taiwan
Dec 7 – The Right to be Forgotten
Nov 30 – The New US Administration and Congress
Nov 23 – Brainstorming session: The next phase of Cyber Civilization
Nov 16 – Distance Learning in Japan
Nov 9 – 2020 U.S. Election
Nov 2 – Communications in South Korea
Oct 26 – Competition Policy in the Digital Age
Oct 19 – Cyber Silent Spring
Oct 12 – Most of the world’s problems result from short-term thinking
Oct 5 – Open discussion
Sept 28 – Safety and Security challenges in event management
Sept 21 – Japan’s new Prime Minister and diplomatic strategy
Sept 14 – The crises over Brexit and potentially the world trade system
Sept 7 – US Election and its impact in international affairs
Aug 31- IPAsia: Trust in Global ICT Trade
Aug 24 – The effects of COVID-19 on real estate in Asia, especially China
Aug 17 – China’s response to COVID-19 
Aug 10 – A look at Australia in the COVID era
Aug 3 – Grim economic news from the USA and its possible impact on Asia
July 27 – A look at New Zealand in the COVID era
July 20 – A look at Singapore in the COVID era
July 13 – A look at India in the COVID era
July 6 – Freedom of expression in the cyber age
Jun 29 – The Budding Quantum Information Industry
Jun 22 – Covid19 and education: Can Covid19 promote disruptive educational innovation?
Jun 15 – The current and the future of supply chain
Jun 8 – The future of travel in the Covid Age
Jun 1 – Science and Public Understanding
May 25 – Journalism in the Internet and COVID Age
May 18 – Higher Education: What Happens Now
May 11 – Surveillance, tracking and privacy
May 4 – Future of Work
Apr 27 – COVID-19 and the use of technology in Asia
Apr 20 – Principles for technology-assisted contact tracing
Apr 13 – Introduction

The meetings are by invitation only and held under the Chatham House Rule“When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed”.

If you are interested to join us, please send your name, affiliation, institution/organization to event@www.ccrc.keio.ac.jp.