Virtual programme

The programme is subject to revision

THURSDAY, MAY 27

10.00–10.30

OPENING SESSION

Berit Eika 
Pro-rector at Aarhus University

Niels Højberg 
Chief Executive, City of Aarhus

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
Professor, Aarhus University and Head of the conference organizing committee


10.30–11.40

VIRTUAL KEYNOTE

Anne Applebaum 
Democracy and Disinformation


11.40–12.00

BREAK


12.00-12.30

Q&A WITH ANNE APPLEBAUM

Anne Applebaum
After her keynote lecture, Anne Applebaum will answer questions from our virtual guests in an interactive ask-me-anything format. Pick the brain of the award-winning journalist on the Biden presidency, the future of democracy, and more. 


12.30–13.00

LUNCH BREAK / VIRTUAL NETWORKING


13.00–14.45

TRACK SESSION

Democracy in the Digital Age

Can Freedom of Speech Survive Fake News?


14.45–15.15

VIRTUAL NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK


15.15–17.00

TRACK SESSION

Democracy in the Digital Age

Can AI Solve Century-Old Social Problems?


FRIDAY, MAY 28

10.30–12.15

TRACK SESSION


12.20-12.45

Q&A WITH MARIANNE DAHL

Marianne Dahl 
Marianne Dahl, a Microsoft top executive and alumna of Aarhus University, will answer questions from our virtual guests in an interactive ask-me-anything format, and share her experience and advice as a female business leader in the heavily male-dominate tech sector.


12.45–13.15

LUNCH BREAK / VIRTUAL NETWORKING


13.15–15.00

TRACK SESSION


15.00–15.20

VIRTUAL NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK


15.20–16.30

VIRTUAL KEYNOTE

Francis Fukuyama
Big Tech and the Threat to Democracy


SATURDAY, MAY 29

10.30–12.15

TRACK SESSION


12.20-12.45

Q&A WITH FREDERIK OBERMAIER AND BASTIAN OBERMAYER

Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer 
In 2016, Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer released the Panama Papers, revealing widespread fraud and tax evasion. After their panel, Obermaier and Obermayer will answer questions from our virtual guests in an interactive ask-me-anything format.


12.45–13.15

LUNCH BREAK / VIRTUAL NETWORKING


13.15–14.15

KEYNOTE

Mark van Vugt 
Leadership and Power in the Digital Era


14.15–14.45

VIRTUAL NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK


14.45–16.30

TRACK SESSION