Global Technology and Innovation

The world’s reliance on technology increases daily. Global technology leaders have paved the way for a more interconnected future. The positive impact of technological innovation in the transformation of business, government, and society is undeniable. However, world leaders and citizens are raising concerns about the challenges presented by these trends. From Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley and from Station F to Zhongguancun, it is becoming clear that traditional approaches to studying, monitoring, and regulating industry are less effective in the technology sector.

The Washington Institute understands that business, government, and society cannot take disjointed approaches to the challenges and opportunities presented by technology and innovation. As a result, the Institute is actively engaged in convening leaders from all three sectors and driving solutions to spur technological development while enhancing the relationship among technology companies, consumers and regulatory agencies.

With executives possessing extensive technological, corporate, government, civil society, and academic backgrounds represented on its leadership team and advisory boards, the Washington Institute has both the knowledge and the network to help world leaders create the most advantageous environment for the technology innovators changing the world as well as those they serve.

Programs

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Embassy Series

Events with local embassies that bring together ambassadors, diplomats and global leaders to discuss the Institute’s signature issues and tangible solutions for problems like trade, which cannot be contained by geographic borders alone

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Technology Series

Events with technology executives and leading government officials, designed to break down the silos between our public and private sectors, build a mutual understanding of regulatory issues and promote a spirit of collaboration

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Summits

Biannual conferences to examine signature issues – for example, how global sports, including the Olympics and World Cup, influence business, government and societal dynamics

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University Consortium

Partnerships with prominent, global universities to deliver new research, internship opportunities and joint conferences

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Scholarships

Funding for exceptional students involved in the Washington Institute Consortium to pursue careers that focus on the intersection of business, government and society

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Fellows

Three seasoned leaders who serve as spokespeople in the areas of business, government and society as well as representatives for the Institute in the U.S. and abroad

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Embassy Awards

Recognition of individuals and institutions who promote greater cooperation and understanding of signature issues, and who represent business, government, nonprofits, academia or the media

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Directory

A first-of-its-kind database with contact and logistical information for the Washington, D.C. offices of corporations, government agencies, Congress and nonprofit organizations

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Podcasts

Interviews between our founder and world leaders on topics of the day

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October 2019

Washington Post Live Collaboration – Cybersecurity Summit

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Washington Post, 1301 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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The Washington Institute will collaborate with the Washington Post on its Cybersecurity Summit on October 2, 2019.

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Total Rethink – Book Signing and Reception with David McCourt

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Tavern Club, 3206 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Washington Institute Embassy Series: People’s Republic of China

October 17 @ 6:00 pm
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States, 3505 International Place, NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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November 2019

The Robot of the Year Competition (Singapore)

November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

The Washington Institute will support the annual Robot of the Year competition. The 2019 competition will be held in Singapore from November 17-18.

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April 2020

Washington Institute Board of Governors and Advisory Council Meeting

April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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June 2020

Washington Institute Inaugural Global Sports Conference (National Harbor, MD)

June 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street
Fort Washington, MD 20745 United States
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The first summit of its kind, the Washington Institute Global Sports Conference will be held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland from June 17-18, 2020. Coinciding with the 2020 Summer Olympics, to be held in Tokyo, and with an eye toward the 2022 World Cup, the Global Sports Conference will focus on the security, infrastructure, and ethics underpinning international sporting events, as well as the impact of sport on business, government, and society.

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October 2020

Inaugural Awards Dinner

October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On October 8, 2020, the Washington Institute will host its inaugural awards dinner to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of its first year, as well as to outline its strategic vision for years to come. The awards dinner will feature a reception with networking and cocktails, as well as remarks from James P. Moore Jr., Founder and CEO. The featured component of the awards dinner will be to recognize five luminaries representing business, government, society, media, and academia. Each award…

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Washington Institute Board of Governors and Advisory Council Meeting

October 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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