The Aspen Institute's International Partners NextGen Network, supported by Microsoft, brings together future leaders across technology, business, academia, policy, journalism and civil society to:
1) educate future leaders around the opportunities and challenges provided by new technology,
2) capture the perspectives of future leaders on how societies should respond to these opportunities and challenges;
3) inform broader policy discussions from a local context.
What is the goal of the Network?
The Network is comprised of a series of rich discussion and workshop events, each focused on a specific issue relating to the impact of technology on society. The Network provides a space for active workshops to create a feedback mechanism for the informed perspectives of millennials on how societies should prepare themselves to respond to new technologies and inform policy discussions at the local and international level. The selective group of participants and roundtable format is intended to help form a close-knit network of NextGen leaders across the world to continue discussions beyond the workshop.