29 Apr.

Global technology governance for 4IR technologies

Government & Education

Thursday, 11:00 a.m.  ET
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants have the opportunity to gain an understating of how governments, businesses and civil society can harness these technologies by effectively governing them.

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Key takeaways

Host: William Eggers, Executive Director, Deloitte Consulting LP

Presenters: David Jarvis (senior research manager, Deloitte's Center for Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Deloitte Services LP) and Ruth Hickin (Strategy and Impact Lead, World Economic Forum)

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

While fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies can help to drive social breakthroughs and economic value, they also have the potential for misuse. An important consideration for governments, businesses and civil society is how can these technologies be harnessed appropriately, and how can technology governance be a foundational component of the development and deployment. We’ll discuss:

  • Common governance gaps and risks of 4IR technologies
  • Innovative governance frameworks developed by the public sector, the private sector, and non- government institutions
  • Diving deeper into governance gaps and innovative governance frameworks for artificial intelligence technologies 

Meet the speakers

William D. Eggers

William D. Eggers

Executive director

Bill is the executive director of Deloitte Services LP’s Center for Government Insights where he is responsible for the firm’s public sector thought leadership. His latest book is Delivering on Digital: The Innovators and Technologies that are Transforming Government (Deloitte Insights, 2016). His eight other books include The Solution Revolution: How Government, Business, and Social Enterprises are Teaming up to Solve Society’s Biggest Problems (Harvard Business Review Press 2013). The book, which The Wall Street Journal calls “pulsating with new ideas about civic and business and philanthropic engagement,” was named to ten best books of the year lists. His other books include The Washington Post best seller If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government (Harvard Business Press, 2009), Governing by Network (Brookings, 2004), and The Public Innovator’s Playbook (Deloitte Research 2009). He coined the term Government 2.0 in a book by the same name. His commentary has appeared in dozens of major media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

David Jarvis

David Jarvis

David is a senior research manager in Deloitte’s Center for Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Deloitte Services LP. He has more than 15 years of experience in the technology industry and is a passionate expert and educator focused on emerging business and technology issues—including the potential impacts of longer-term change across our digital society.

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