Oct 13, 2016
This report summarises the key findings from the 2016 Thought Leadership Programme convened by Corsham Institute in conjunction with RAND Europe and St George's House to explore the opportunities and challenges that digital technologies are creating within society. This report summarises key findings from the four sessions and discusses overarching themes on how digital advances can be used to the benefit of society.
To deepen our understanding of the impact of the digital presence in our lives, the Corsham Institute, in partnership with RAND Europe, designed and delivered the 2016 Thought Leadership programme at St George's House, Windsor, to explore the opportunities and challenges that digital technologies are creating within society. This report summarises key findings from the four sessions and discusses overarching themes.
During individual, day-long sessions, participants, including senior figures from academia, industry, government and third-sector organisations, examined four key topics; Digital Health; Cyber and Resilience; Digital Living; and Trust and Ethics. The consultations which took place under the St George's House protocol and the Chatham House Rule, to afford participants the opportunity for robust debate, knowledge sharing and personal reflection. Adopting such an approach enabled new thinking and ideas to emerge on how everyone in society can benefit from the advantages created by digital technologies.
Five strategic themes emerged from discussions: