Digital Leaders Annual Lecture 2015

February 24, 2015 6:00 pm

On 24th February, the 2015 Digital Leaders Annual Lecture, ‘Digital Democracy,’ will take place at the Houses of Parliament.

The lecture will be hosted by Chloe Smith MP; the lecturer is Dr. Ben Scott, Senior Advisor to the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation in Washington DC and a Visiting Fellow at the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung in Berlin.

Previously, he was a Policy Advisor for Innovation at the US Department of State where he worked at the intersection of technology and foreign policy. In a small team of advisors to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he worked to help steward the 21st Century Statecraft agenda with a focus on technology policy, social media and development. Prior to joining the State Department, for six years he led the Washington office for Free Press, the largest non-profit organisation in the US dealing exclusively with media and communications policy.

After the lecture, Chloe Smith MP will Chair a debate with the audience and panel of Digital Democracy experts. The evening will end with networking drinks in the Atlee Suite.

For more information and to register visit:

Palace of Westminster
SW1A 0AA Westminster

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