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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

    Ongoing uncertainty in the hospitality industry

    Ongoing uncertainty in the hospitality industry

    On Monday, June 29, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program hosted a conversation with Chef José Andres and Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson about how the restaurant and hotel industries are adapting to the shifting economic landscape.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/ongoing-uncertainty-in-the-hospitality-industry/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.
     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Reopening the world – How to save lives and livelihoods

    Reopening the world – How to save lives and livelihoods

    On June 19, the Brookings Institution hosted a virtual event to accompany the launch of the second volume of essays of “Reopening the world,” which examines the non-U.S. experience with reopening in several countries and offers insight and recommendations based on what we have learned so far.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-reopening-the-world-how-to-save-lives-and-livelihoods/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Automation, training, and the middle class

    Automation, training, and the middle class

    On June 18, the Future of the Middle Class Initiative at Brookings hosted a webinar on automation, training, and the middle class. The event featured expert paper presentations and moderated discussions on issues related to the role of community colleges and employers in retraining workers, and what to do about retraining after COVID-19.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-automation-training-and-the-middle-class/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Race, artificial intelligence, and systemic inequalities

    Race, artificial intelligence, and systemic inequalities

    On June 19, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a webinar of distinguished computer, social scientists and legal experts to talk about the intersection of race, AI, and systemic inequalities. The discussion shared existing research in this area and explore how fairness, equity, and ethics can be better addressed in the development of AI systems.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-race-artificial-intelligence-and-systemic-inequalities/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Latin America after COVID-19: A conversation with OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro

    Latin America after COVID-19: A conversation with OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro

    On June 22, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings hosted a virtual conversation with Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) H.E. Luis Almagro to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Latin America as well as Mr. Almagro’s vision and priorities for his second term as OAS secretary general.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/latin-america-after-covid-19-a-conversation-with-oas-secretary-general-luis-almagro/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr
    How transparent is global aid now, and where do we go from here?

    How transparent is global aid now, and where do we go from here?

    On Wednesday, June 24, the Global Economy and Development program hosted a webinar to discuss the newly launched findings of Publish What You Fund’s 2020 Aid Transparency Index, the only independent measure of aid transparency among the world’s major donors. The discussion will provide insights into how transparent the 47 major aid and development agencies are, who has topped the Index, and what the next steps are for transparency and accountability.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-how-transparent-is-global-aid-now-and-where-do-we-go-from-here/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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