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08 - 11 Mar 2021 • 

Technology for Change Week Asia

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Join 700+ policymakers, entrepreneurs and decision makers to harness the power of technology for the built environment, food security and access to .. Read more education. Join us at The Economist’s inaugural Technology for Change Week Asia, a free to attend online event bringing together 700+ leading policymakers, entrepreneurs and decision makers from major corporations, big tech, finance and NGOs. Together, we will explore the issues affecting over 5 billion citizens in Asia - the built environment, food security and access to education - and discuss how technology and data-driven solutions can ensure that no adult or child is left behind in an increasingly digital world. The full agenda and expert speaker line-up will be announced shortly. A civic hacker and Taiwan’s digital minister in charge of social innovation, Audrey Tang is known for revitalising the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin. In the public sector, Ms Tang served on the National Development Council’s open data committee and K–12 curriculum committee, and she led the country’s first e-rulemaking project. In the private sector, Ms Tang worked as a consultant with Apple on computational linguistics, with Oxford University Press on crowd lexicography and with Socialtext on social interaction design.

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