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SoE 4-Transforming the Earth (Including Machines, AI, Technofixes, Mining):

October 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

In this SoE session, the following topics will be treated: Understanding technologies: traditional, modern, post-modern; New and emerging technologies: implications for Africa and Africans; Geoengineering: fiddling with the planetary thermostat; Technofixes: solution or threat?;  Introduction to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ 4IR and the new techno-grab for Africa; Sky, sea and land grabs; Sustain-able innovative solutions as alternative to harmful emerging technologies; Regulating emerging technologies: the pitfalls and the opportunities, etc.


October 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am
October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm