October 25, 2017 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00] | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

Over the past decade, rapid advancements in digital technology have profoundly shaped the global economy and business landscape across all industries and sectors. This swell of technological advancement has raised concerns over its impact on income distribution and the growing monopolization by dominant tech players. How concerned should we be about the impact of technological change on society?

Is there a risk that limited competition in the digital space discourages innovation? Does anti-trust policy have to be rethought to deal with tech giants? And can income inequality be solved with a tax on robots, a policy advocated by top business influencers such as Bill Gates?

Join us as we discuss how business leaders can address these concerns and shape the future of digital transformation.

Who Should Attend: Executives that are invovled with digital transformation, innovation, strategic workforce planning, anti-trust regulations and public affairs, along with those interested in current events/policies and how they impact  business

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

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Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President, Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist, and chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels, and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts and in-depth global econo...Full Bio

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