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Spotlight on Drones, Driverless Cars, and Emerging Technology - Seattle

Feb. 21, 2019, 6 p.m. - Feb. 21, 2019, 8 p.m.

Location: World Trade Center Seattle

Join Carlos Caicedo, Associate Professor at the School of Information Studies and Director of the Center for Emerging Network Technologies and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Dean David Van Slyke for an exciting evening in Seattle!

Our experts will discuss how drones and autonomous technology are being used in research and teaching efforts across campus and beyond and the importance of creating policy to keep pace with this technology. Ask questions and learn from the experts about how this emerging tech plays a role in everyday life-in ways you might never have imagined. Enjoy alumni networking receptions, along with a fun and informative panel discussion!

World Trade Center Seattle
Holland America Line Room
2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 410
Seattle, WA 98121

Parking information: The Seattle Art Institute garage can validate all guests for a reduced rate of $18/day parking.

$10 for Alumni and Guests
$5 for Youth (Under the age of 21)
Cost includes drinks, appetizers and program.

Event schedule:

Carlos and David

6 p.m. Alumni reception
6:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
7:35 p.m. Alumni Reception
8 p.m. Event concludes

Our Panelists:

Carlos Caicedo is an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University who also serves as director of the Center for Emerging Network Technologies (CENT). His research interests focus on Dynamic Spectrum Access, new wireless markets and technologies, information security, and agent-based modeling. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and from the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

David M. Van Slyke is Dean of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and the Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business-Government Policy. Van Slyke is a leading international expert on public-private partnerships, public sector contracting and contract management, and policy implementation. Van Slyke has worked extensively with senior leaders in government, nonprofit and business organizations in China, India, Peru, Singapore, Thailand and other countries through the Maxwell School’s Executive Education program.

 

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