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17th FRIS Seminar: Manuel Stagars on Technology and Us

17th FRIS Seminar: Manuel Stagars on Technology and Us

event20171207_1.jpgThe Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences is proud to present an afternoon with Manuel Stagars - film director, author, economist, researcher and startup guru.

A self-professed serial entrepreneur, the Swiss native has spent the last two decades working with technology, researching topics such as the organisational and institutional impact of Open Data, Big Data and data policies.

His film projects similarly focus on the potential of digital technology for the economies of nations and the lives of people.

To make his latest documentary, "The Blockchain And Us," Stagars conducted interviews with people all over the world - including scientists, entrepreneurs, politicians and artists - about their outlook on disruptive technologies and the future.

He will share his experiences and insights in this lecture.

Are we ready for the digital future? The answer might surprise you.

Details:
Title: "Technology and Us: What I learned making documentary films about science and technology all over the world."
Speaker: Manuel Stagars
Date and Time: December 8, 2017 (Friday), 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: 1/F Seminar room, Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (MAP)

Event information in Japanese

Contact:

Yueh-Hsuan Weng
Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences
Tel:+81 22-795-6942
Email: y.weng@srd.mech.tohoku.ac.jp

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