Leaders to Release Government Challenge Projects in Online Webinar Series

The Winter 2021 Tech Executive Leadership Initiative participants will present solutions to three government challenges in May 2021

San Francisco, CA­­– The Aspen Institute’s Tech Policy Hub and the Tech Talent Project will host a webinar event series this May showcasing the technology policy projects of the Winter 2021 Tech Executive Leadership Initiative cohort. The projects — completed in consultation with real-world government stakeholders — include helping small businesses access COVID-19 relief and evaluating the merits of a COVID-19 vaccine credential. The products range from chatbots and app prototypes to operational plans, memos, and advocacy letters.

Please see below for the series of webinars, including dates, times, and speakers. This information is being regularly updated and is subject to change.

Government Challenges Demo Day Event Series

Balancing Tech Innovation and Oversight in State Governments

When: May 11, 4-5pm PT

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Featuring: The Winter 2021 Leaders and Sonal Shah, Professor of Tech & Society at Georgetown University and Founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center, as keynote speaker

Considering the Merits of a COVID-19 Vaccine Credential

When: May 18, 1-2pm PT

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Featuring: The Winter 2021 Leaders and Cyd Harrell, Author of “A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide”

Helping Small Businesses Access COVID-19 Relief

When: May 25, 4-5pm PT

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Featuring: The Winter 2021 Leaders and a to-be-announced keynote speaker