Yale School of Management Symposium to Explore Technology’s Impact on Society
New Haven, Conn., April 7, 2006—
The broad range of social, economic, political, and legal issues that arise from technological development will be the subject of a symposium at the Yale School of Management.
The “Technology Business & Society Symposium” will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., in the General Motors Room of 55 Hillhouse Ave. It is free and open to the public; registration is required. A reception will follow.
A panel of journalists, academics, and business and policy leaders will discuss the history of technology and globalization, the socio-economic effects of the tech outsourcing boom in India, how technology developments—from services to gadgets—affect daily life around the world, new technologies in the public health sector, and innovative ways non-profits can use technology to accomplish their missions, among others topics.
The discussion, moderated by Yale School of Management Professor Paul Bracken, will open with introductory remarks by Nayan Chanda, Editor of YaleGlobal Online and Director of Publications at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.
The distinguished panelists include: Clark Boyd, Technology Correspondent, Public Radio International’s The World; Dr. Joan Dzenowagis, World Health Organization; Professor David Gelernter, Yale Department of Computer Science; Professor Christopher Gibson, Suffolk Law School; Rajesh Hukku, Chairman and Managing Director, i-flex solutions; Scott Morgan, Senior Manager of Services, NPower NY; Jonathan Peizer, author of The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change
and former CTO of the Soros Foundation.
The event is presented by the Yale School of Management Technology, Net Impact, and Global Social Enterprise clubs and is sponsored by the Yale School of Management Program on Social Enterprise through a generous gift from Joanne Landau SOM ’84 and additional support from the SOM Alumni Association.
For more information or to register, visit: http://conf.som.yale.edu/technology