Held in partnership with the Aspen Institute España, the Socrates Ronda Seminar will take place from March 8-10, 2019. Socrates international seminars include three seminar sessions, program meals, and local excursions/tours. Seminar tuition is $2,000, which includes lodging, materials, meals, and an excursion in Ronda. Tuition does not include travel.
If you are interested in attending this seminar, please email [email protected].
How Technology is Changing Us: How We Think, Relate, and Live
Digital technology has become imbedded into our lives, impacting how we think and remember, mediating our relationships and how we connect, communicate, and interact with each other. It is also having a profound impact on how live, work, and play.
Do our devices enlighten us or create an unhealthy dependence? Are Google, Facebook, and Instagram making us collectively more informed or distracted? What will be the overall effect on Millennials and the legacy of their generation? Are there grounds for optimism or is there an urgent need to wake up to how this tech tidal wave is overwhelming our lives and institutions?
This seminar will explore the way our brains and relationships are being re-wired in the digital age, and the impact these fundamental changes are having on the future of work and how we make a living.
Moderated by Stephen Balkam, Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI).