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Democracy Dialogues: China, Technology, and Implications for the Americas

Dr. Samantha Hoffman, a leading expert on the challenges to democracy and national security across the Americas caused by rapid advances in technology, was interviewed by Eric Farnsworth. 

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Overview

The next edition of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas' #DemocracyDialogues will feature a conversation with Dr. Samantha Hoffman, Senior Analyst with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute Cyber Policy Center, on the challenges to Latin American democracy and national security enabled by rapid advances in technology in the hands of authoritarians both domestic and foreign. Dr. Hoffman is an expert on technology, democracy, human rights, and the usage and promotion of advanced tools for authoritarian purposes and ends. 

Speakers

  • Dr. Samantha Hoffman, Senior Analyst, International Cyber Policy Centre, Australian Strategic Policy Institute @He_Shumei
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (interviewer) @ericfarns

#DemocracyDialogues is a series of conversations we need to be having now on the state of democracy in the Americas. Hosted by Eric Farnsworth, these one-on-one interviews with leading democracy practitioners explore the most difficult issues of regional democratic governance with an eye toward pragmatic, deeply-considered solutions. We invite you to join the conversation!

Follow the conversation: #DemocracyDialogues | @ASCOA

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Speakers

Samantha Hoffman
Senior Analyst, Cyber Policy Center, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Samantha Hoffman is a Senior Analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s International Cyber Policy Centre, and independent consultant.


Her work explores the domestic and global implications of the Chinese Communist Party’s “autonomic” approach to state security. It...

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Eric Farnsworth
Vice President, AS/COA, Washington DC Office

Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Council of the Americas and Americas Society, heading the Washington, DC, office since 2003. The organization is the leading voice on the hemisphere, where the public and private sectors meet to discuss and promote an agenda based on...

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