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Artificial intelligence and the global trade environment

The Conference Board of Canada | 10/04/2019

The Conference Board of Canada’s Global Commerce Centre (GCC) held a strategic foresight workshop on November 19, 2018.  Participants explored four plausible futures based on different levels of openness to global trade and adopting AI.    Workshop participants developed narratives that explain how each scenario will evolve through 2035, what global value chains will  look like then, what threats and opportunities Canadian businesses will face, and which regulations could best ensure AI is safely  and reliably integrated in the economy.    To access the original source: Click here    

Beyond Technology: The Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Developing Word

Daniel F. Runde | Project Director | Center for Strategic & International Studies | 05/21/2019

Digital Trade and U.S. Trade Policy

Rachel F. Fefer, Wayne M. Morrison, and Shayerah Ilias Akhtar | Congressional Research Service | 05/21/2019

As the global inte...

Undercurrents: How Technology is Changing International Affairs

Robin Niblett | Chatham House | 05/20/2019

In a bonus episode of Undercurrents, Chatham House Dire...

Statement before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary “5G: The Impact on National Security, Intellectual Property, and Competition”

James Andrew Lewis | Senior Vice President and Director, Technology Policy Program Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) | 05/16/2019


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