Announcing UCOT 2018! Solving the Unintended Consequences of Technology


UCOT 2018: Inaugural conference brings together experts, influencers to create collaborative action around the effects of technology that are not serving humanity’s best interests October 29-30, 2018, The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

400+ attendees will gather at The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on October 29 & 30, 2018 for UCOT2018, the world’s largest gathering of influencers and game changers on the topic of the unintended consequences of technology.

Along with the benefits and victories provided by new technologies come repercussions that are alarmingly detrimental to society and our planet. UCOT2018 seeks to accelerate approaches and solutions to ensure the technology created today leads to a kind, fair, and sustainable future.

“While human comes as a default setting, keeping our humanity depends on the choices we make today,” said Chris Ategeka, Founder & CEO of UCOT.

Creating a Community of UCOT Solvers

At UCOT2018, experts in the public, private, and government sectors will share ideas in a collective pursuit of knowledge and large-scale action on the the topics of: work and workers, education and technology, media data and privacy, synthetic biology, environment, artificial intelligence, government and policy, and biology.

Speakers include Tim Draper, Founder of DFJ Venture Capital, Trevor Timm, Executive Director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, Dan Gillmor, Author and Professor at Arizona State University, Ellen McGirt, Senior Editor at Fortune Magazine, Tiffany Shlain, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Rumman Chowdhury, PhD, Senior Principal of Artificial Intelligence at Accenture, Aviv Ovadya, Chief Technologist at the Center of Social Media Responsibility, and more. See the full list of speakers.

The UCOT Mission

UCOT is a global community of leaders, entrepreneurs, and concerned citizens working toward the long-term sustainability of humanity and the planet through research, awareness, and action. Join #UCOT2018 to learn about and take action against destructive technology.

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