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21st October 2021 ASN:Discussion - Ownership and Responsibility

  21st October, 2021 11AM LA / 2PM NY / 7PM UK Register in advance The rapid pace of programming and development for all types of products mixed with reconfigured views on control and oversight have keyed up all of society for either a breakthrough or breakdown. Whether we’re considering open-source properties, municipal improvements or freemium products and APIs, the questions of “Who owns this?” or “Who is responsible?” or even “Do I continue (or want) to benefit for free?” are pushing us ever-closer to an inflection point with global repercussions. Social Media entities provided free environments that have truly tested our comfort in utilizing “free.” Government infrastructure projects such as South Korea’s deployment of high-speed connectivity provided a platform for spectacular business growth in all sectors on the government’s dime, while other global economies struggle with debate over competitive free-trade capitalism. All in, we’ve reached a point where the global barri

18th November 2021 ASN:Discussion - Climate Acceleration - Can't Stop, Won't Stop?

   18th November, 2021 11AM LA / 2PM NY / 7PM UK  Register in advance We’ve entered an era where – regardless of which side one takes on humanity’s responsibility for climate change – Mother Nature seems intent on delivering record-breaking climate extremes each successive season that lead to economic instability and devastating loss of life. Government Leaders and Heads of Industry promise changes they are committing to (or not) then attempt to roll them out within reasonable timeframes (or not) and seek to allay the most damaging fallout (or not). But when so many of our economies are reliant on practices that run counter to the marketing and/or the science, what are we to do? It seemingly comes down to the momentum created in our timelines that have gotten us to this point in our economies and our ecologies. If everything is evolving within faster cycles than ever before, are we able to shift quickly enough to keep pace in our actions? It seemingly took forever for us to di