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Explore Role of Technology with Microsoft President Brad Smith

President of Microsoft and Appleton native Brad Smith will be appearing on the Lawrence campus on Friday, October 18, at 9 a.m. in Stansbury Theatre. The event is free but registration is required on a first-come, first-served basis. Smith will join Professor of Mathematics Scott Corry for an intimate fireside chat-style conversation about issues raised in his new book, Tools and Weapons: The Promise and Peril of the Digital Age. It delves into issues around cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence, sustainability, and more. The event will also feature a Q&A opportunity.

As Microsoft’s president, Smith leads a team of more than 1,400 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals working in 56 countries. He plays a key role in spearheading the company’s work on critical issues involving the intersection of technology and society.

This is an exciting opportunity for the Lawrence community to hear a global technology leader discuss major issues confronting both the technology sector and society as a whole.

Register today!

Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age with President of Microsoft Brad Smith

Friday, October 18, 2019
9-10 a.m.

Lawrence University, Music-Drama Center
Stansbury Theater