Tech for Democracy – Problems, Progress and the Copenhagen Pledge
You are cordially invited to attend Tech for Democracy – Problems, Progress and the Copenhagen Pledge, a high-level side event and reception alongside the 77th UN General Assembly in New York, hosted by Microsoft, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Access Now. This gathering will bring together senior leaders from across geographies and stakeholder groups based on their support for the Copenhagen Pledge on Tech for Democracy, launched by the Danish government last year.
The event will feature opening remarks by Microsoft President and Vice Chair Brad Smith followed by a keynote address from the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod. Subsequent panel discussions will feature leaders from government, industry and civil society exploring how digital technology can continue to be a force for improving lives and strengthening societies around the world in an inclusive manner. The event will culminate in the debut of a new AI art exhibit demonstrating how technology can empower human creativity.
Date and time: September 22, 12:00-2:30pm (light refreshments will be served)
Venue: Microsoft Offices at One Dag Hammarskjöld
Plaza, 885 2nd Avenue, New York City