Registration – Ten Years Hence 2021

The Ten Years Hence speaker series explores issues, ideas, and trends likely to affect business and society over the next decade. Students, faculty, and the community use guest speaker comments as a springboard for structured speculation about emerging issues and the next ten years.

Ten Years Hence is sponsored by the O’Brien-Smith Leadership Program, made possible by a generous endowment from William H. O’Brien ’40 and his wife, Dee. The program is named after their respective parents. The O’Brien-Smith Program endowment provides an opportunity for students and faculty to interact with distinguished leaders from business, government, and non-profit sectors. Read the press release here.

Events are on Fridays, 10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. ET, and are free and open to the public and Notre Dame community via Zoom on the following dates:

February 5: Matthew Ferraro, Wilmer Hale
Fake News, Real Costs: How Disinformation and Deep Fakes Impact Business

February 12: Malachy Browne, Senior Story Producer, New York Times
Visual Investigations: Innovation in Storytelling

March 12: Suzanne Spaulding, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Disinformation and Democracy

March 19: Matthew Turek, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Automated Approaches to Detecting, Attributing, and Characterizing Falsified Media

March 26: Jamie Fly, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Making America Competitive Again in the Information Space

April 9: Hany Farid, University of California, Berkeley
Trust and Truth in the Age of Deep Fakes

April 16: Sarah Cook, Freedom House
Disinformation, China, and Beijing’s Broader Global Media Influence

April 30: Danielle Citron, University of Virginia Law School
The End of Privacy: How Intimacy Became Data, and How to Stop It

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