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Event to Explore Impact of Future Technologies on International Development

September 4, 2014



DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4 -- FHI 360 issued the following news release:

On September 15th, FHI 360 will convene leaders and scientists in the fields of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and other cutting-edge technologies with international development experts to discuss the implications of future technology on democracy, media and human rights. The event, titled Miles Beyond Mobiles: Technology in Democracy and Governance in 2025, will look beyond current, widely used technologies to think about what is possible and transformative in the next decade.

The complete program for the event can be found here.

Please RSVP now (http://kurante.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=9216a0523889be91396942a6e&id=8f6d1c1c4a&e=24b83de3c4) to join us for a creative and exploratory day-long discussion on what the future might look like and how we in international development can help ensure it is free and democratic for all citizens of the world. We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information, email Alejandra Santillan at asantillan@fhi360.org.

Join the conversation

Use the hashtag #tech2025 on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Instagram to share your thoughts, questions and pictures.

Throughout the event, FHI 360 will curate and feature tweets, pictures and commentary from social media.

Location (http://www.fhi360.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/Directions%20to%20FHI%20360%20Conference%20Center.pdf)

FHI 360 Conference Center

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW

8th floor

Washington, DC 20009

The nearest metro station is Dupont Circle, north exit. Paid parking is available at 2003 Florida Avenue NW (around the corner from 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW). Full-day parking is $16. Limited street parking is available on side streets.

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