2019 Australasian Aid Conference - Panel 3e: Impact of technology on developing Asia


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Rapid advances in technology, including mobile communication, artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, psychographics, and biotech, are fundamentally changing economic, political, social, and security conditions in the Indo Pacific region. This panel discussed the impact all this is having on developing countries, and adjustments needed in development policy and practice. Panellists: Sakuntala Akmeemana, DFAT (Chair) William Cole, The Asia Foundation Yixiao Zhou, ANU John Karr, The Asia Foundation Klee Aiken, Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre The 2019 Australasian Aid Conference was held at Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, on 19-20 February, and was organised by the Development Policy Centre in partnership with The Asia Foundation.

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