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Sunday, July 1 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BBC World Service's "The Forum": How is Technology Changing the Way We Live Our Lives?
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Michael Gallagher

Michael D. Gallagher is president and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade association representing US computer and video game publishers. Under his leadership, the ESA engages in activities that demonstrate the influence of entertainment software on areas of daily life such as education, health, and the workplace. Gallagher’s interest in the broader uses of games helped the ESA focus on highlighting the value of... Read More →
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Joichi Ito

Joichi Ito is director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. He is chair of Creative Commons, on the board of the MacArthur Foundation, on the board of trustees of the Knight Foundation, and co-founder and board member of Digital Garage, an Internet company in Japan. He is a member of the IT Strategic Headquarters of the Japanese cabinet. He has created numerous Internet companies and was an early-stage investor in Twitter... Read More →
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Bridget Kendall

Bridget Kendall is BBC diplomatic correspondent, covering major international developments, with a particular interest in Russia. She is also host of “The Forum,” the flagship ideas program for the BBC World Service. Her awards include the James Cameron Award for distinguished journalism and an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) from the Queen. She is an honorary fellow of the University of... Read More →
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Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor is a Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated director whose productions range from musicals and plays to classical operas and films. Hailed as one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the arts today, Taymor’s work includes Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and its all-time highest grossing show, The Lion King; as well as The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera and... Read More →


Sunday July 1, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hotel Jerome Ballroom