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Watch live stream from the Digital Society symposium 24-25 April

This two-day symposium highlights and discusses different aspects of digitalisation.
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Monday 24 April 2017

Session 1 Monday 24 April from 9.00 to 12.30

Legal and Political Changes in the Digital Society
09.00 Inauguration & introduction
09.20 Keynote - Lawrence Lessig, Harvard University:
How digital has destroyed democracy — and what we can do to recover it
10.00 Q&A
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 LU-speakers
12.00 Panel discussion
12.30 Lunch

Session 2 Monday 24 April from 14.00 to 17.15

Digital Communication and Media
14.00 Keynote - José van Dijck, University of Amsterdam:
Who governs the platform society?
Embattling public values in a connective world
14.45 Q&A
15.15 Coffee break
15.45 LU speakers
16.45- 17.15 Panel discussion

Session 3 Tuesday 25 April from 09.00 to 12.30

Local Experiences, Global Challenges

09.00 Summary day 1 - introduction day 2
9.20 Keynote - Hu Yong, Professor Peking University:
The Internet in China: The Same, but Different
10.00 Q&A
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 LU speakers
12.00 Panel discussion
12.30 Lunch

Session 4 Tuesday 25 April from 14.00 to 17.15

Digital Technology - the Sky is the Limit?
14.00 Keynote - Danica Kragic, Professor, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH: Man and Machine - the Challenge of Collaboration
14.45 Coffee break
15.15 LU speakers
16.45- 17.15 Panel discussion

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