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IFE’s Emerging Technology Roundtable hosted special guest the Hon. Dr. R. David Edelman, IFE Distinguished Fellow and Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Technology Policy at the National Economic Council (NEC). The dinner was hosted by H.E. Bjorn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden on Tuesday, July 12th at the residence. View: Event Photos  |…

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The Institute for Education hosted an INFO Public Policy Roundtable on “The Drones are Coming!” The forum included speaker panel moderated by IFE Distinguished Fellow the Hon. Dr. R . David Edelman, Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Technology Policy at the National Economic Council (NEC) and The White House.  Discussion included live demonstration of drone capability.…

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IFE/INFO Innovation Salon will host an intimate, high-level discussion on “Digital Currency and Developing Countries.” Panel with include John Paul Farmer, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation at Microsoft; Brian Forde, Director of Digital Currency at MIT Media Lab and former White House Senior Advisor for Mobile and Data Innovation; and Jamie Smith, Global Chief Communications Officer at The Bitfury…

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IFE will host its Women in Power lunch with special guest Juliet Eilperin, White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. The lunch will be hosted by H.E. Kirsti Kauppi, Ambassador of Finland to the United States, at the residence on September 8th. By invitation only. ABOUT OUR SPECIAL GUEST: Juliet Eilperin is The Washington Post’s White House bureau chief,…

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Massachusetts Senator Touts ‘Inexorable’ Eco-Revolution If he wins the White House, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has threatened to tear up the Paris climate agreement, revive American coal mining and do away with regulations for “phony” environmental problems. Even if he takes over the presidency and makes good on what many experts say are unworkable…

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Haley Van Dyck Leads Ambassadorial Discussion on Technology and the Digital Divide at IFE Innovation Salon Innovation is one of the private-public sector’s hottest buzzwords, and the Institute for Education’s 25th Season Innovation Salon on 6th June at the Dutch Ambassador’s Residence brought together technology experts and ambassadors from around the world to discuss opportunities…