National Security and Silicon Valley
225B Eggers Hall
This is a conference call hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations.
The Academic Conference Call series provides the opportunity for students across the country and around the world to participate in an interactive conversation with a CFR fellow, Foreign Affairs author, or other expert. Calls take place every other week during the fall and spring semesters and are dedicated to a wide range of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy topics. Background readings are distributed prior to each call, and the audio recording is posted online afterward.
The speaker for this conference call is Amy B. Zegart, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Davies Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; and Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science, Stanford University.
For background reading, participants may want to review the following:
- Amy Zegart and Michael Morell, "Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: Why U.S. Intelligence Agencies Must Adapt or Fail," Foreign Affairs, May/June 2019.
- Amy Zegart and Kevin Childs, "The Divide Between Silicon Valley and Washington Is a National Security Threat," The Atlantic, December 13, 2018.
- Jamie M. Fly and Laura Rosenberger, "How Silicon Valley Can Protect U.S. Democracy: A Proactive Approach to Guarding Against Russian Meddling," ForeignAffairs.com, February 22, 2018.
This event is sponsored by the International Relations Program. For additional information, please contact 315-443-2306.
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