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Organized by the Center for Global Policy Solutions, this three-day summit will address pathways to greater economic opportunity through the lens of “Technology, Inclusion, and Social Change.” Approximately 300 policymakers, journalists, advocates, and experts at the intersection of government, technology, economics, education, health, and human and civil rights will discuss and advance solutions to today’s biggest societal changes. Sessions will explore the impact of the latest technological advancements in big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It will also feature the “Inclusion Revolution Innovation Competition” that will award a $10,000 prize to innovators who develop products, services, programs, or policies that help make the application of technology, big data, and/or the operation of the tech sector more inclusive and economically and socially beneficial to marginalized communities.
William A. Darity, Jr., director of Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University,Darrick Hamilton, faculty affiliate and associate director of Cook Center; Co-Investigator of the National Asset Scorecard for Communities of Color (NASCC) Project; Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy; Department of Economics, New School for Social Research, will be honored Thursday, April 27th, 2017, at the "Future of Wealth Awards Luncheon" from 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm.