Web Video Initiative

The Elliott School's Web Video Initiative capitalizes on our robust events program that brings hundreds of scholars, policymakers, diplomats, journalists, and other world leaders to the GW campus each year. Our goal is to share our extraordinary on-campus resources with the broader community to advance understanding of important international issues. To have an event recorded, please submit a request here.

Knowns and Unknowns about the Internet - Day 2

November 15, 2013
Is the Internet Fracturing?
November 15, 2013
Laura deNardis, American University
Rob Faris, Berkman Center, Harvard University
 
Moderator: Karin Alexander, Web Foundation
Can We Measure Internet Openness?
November 15, 2013
Aaron Forsberg, U.S. Department of State
Joy Liddicoat, Association for Progressive Communications, New Zealand, via Skype

Policymakers and netizens alike make broad claims about the effects of the internet upon economic growth, business, democracy, governance, and human rights. In recent years, economists have made significant progress in estimating the impact of the internet on areas such as economic growth, trade, fiscal policy, and education. With this conference, we hope to encourage greater understanding of metrics to assess our new digital age.

Technology, Policy, National Security
September 10, 2013

Paul Hommert, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, analyzes the intersection of technical scientific research and national security.

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