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GTA Spring 2019 Fundraising Dinner

Please save the date for the first Georgetown Technology Alliance Fundraising Dinner on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. This seated dinner at the Bently Reserve in San Francisco will celebrate Georgetown’s involvement in the tech sector. Proceeds from the event will support the new Future Leaders in Technology program at Georgetown University, which will aid undergraduate […] Read More

PAST EVENTS & PROGRAMS

FinTech Futures

December 3, 2018 Fintech has been one of the hottest sectors of the startup scene for several years. According to CB Insights, there are 29 fintech unicorns valued worldwide, in aggregate, at $84.4 billion. Q2 2018 saw five new unicorn births alone.Additionally, financial services giants continue to aggressively invest in tech and in UX, increasing sounding more and […] Read More

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Searching for the Future

April 26, 2018 How many times a day do you ask Alexa or Siri to answer a question for you? Do you use Pinterest to find images to reference later or Google Image Search to identify a work of art you found interesting? Voice and visual searches are growing in number and sophistication. Join The Georgetown Tech Alliance […] Read More

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John Carroll Weekend Seattle: The Future of Tech

April 14, 2018 Join the GTA at John Carroll Weekend Seattle! In recent months, Amazon bought Whole Foods and is testing the world’s most advanced “Just Walk Out” shopping technology; Facebook is fighting fake news; Airbnb is offering host-led excursions and immersive experiences; and Twitter now allows 280 characters. What’s next for technology powerhouses? Join the Georgetown Technology […] Read More

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Ethical Considerations in the Rise of Artificial Intelligence

November 14, 2017 Artificial intelligence is everywhere. In your home (Alexa), on your phone (Siri), and on the roads (self-driving cars). The advent of “A.I.” is not a new phenomenon. It has been the inspiration for sci-fi books and movies, from Isaac Asimov’s Robot series to The Terminator and more recently, a virtual girlfriend in HER. But it […] Read More

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Virtual Reality

November 2, 2016 The Georgetown Technology Alliance invites you for a panel discussion with leaders in the virtual reality field. on November 2, 2016 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Facebook Campus 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park Read More

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The GTA at Airbnb

May 17, 2016 The Georgetown Technology Alliance invites you to a panel discussion on “Growing & Operating Technology Businesses in Today’s Economy” with L.T. Tosi (C’90, L’94, MBA’94) Chief Financial Officer, Airbnb Georgetown University Board Member & David Wehner (C’90) Chief Financial Officer, Facebook Tuesday, May 17 6:00pm Airbnb 888 Brannan Street San Francisco Read More

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John Carroll Weekend Rome: The Future of Work

April 14, 2016 Continuous advancement in technology has led to innovation in nearly every aspect of society. It has also exposed numerous new risks and threats to the state, to commerce, and to the individual. What is the nature of these security threats? What is being done about them? What can we as individuals do to protect ourselves? Read More

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Security in the Information Age

October 13, 2015 Continuous advancement in technology has led to innovation in nearly every aspect of society. It has also exposed numerous new risks and threats to the state, to commerce, and to the individual. What is the nature of these security threats? What is being done about them? What can we as individuals do to protect ourselves? Read More

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Technology and The Wine Industry

April 29, 2015 Which new trends in wine making make a vintage better and which ones are just gimmicks? Is wine on tap really as good as from the bottle? What’s the best way to stay in touch with wine lovers these days? Join the Georgetown Technology Alliance for a discussion of these questions and more as we take a look at technology in the wine industry. Read More

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Drinking Water from Trees and Pizza Delivered by Uber: Is Technology Changing Food for the Better?

October 15, 2014 Is technology changing food for the better? Are there real, disruptive businesses to be built in this space? Join several Hoyas and other leaders for a thought provoking and wide-ranging discussion on the burgeoning new “food+tech” movement. Read More

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Wearable Technology: I LUV Wearables

April 9, 2014 An engaging discussion on the growth of the wearable industry, its challenges, and what we can expect Georgetown’s freshman class in 2020 to be wearing. Read More

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Is Our Future Cloudy? What Cloud Computing Means For You

April 18, 2012 Which new trends in wine making make a vintage better and which ones are just gimmicks? Is wine on tap really as good as from the bottle? What’s the best way to stay in touch with wine lovers these days? Read More

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How is Technology Affecting Social and Political Change?

Nov 9, 2011 The internet is a “series of tubes” that has changed th way we comunicate as a culture. Read More

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Internet TV in the Living Room: Will It Finally Happen?

The advent of Internet TV isn’t new but is it finally ready to take-off and establish its place in our living rooms? Read More

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The Mobile Internet: How will it change everything, again?

Nov 11, 2010 The advent of 4G, Smartphones, Location-Based Services, Mobile Ad Networks, App Stores, Mobile Games and Digital Media Anytime Anywhere… Read More

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The Future of Healthcare

April 13, 2010 On Tuesday, April 13, 2010, the Georgetown Technology Alliance in collaboration with Georgetown University’s Alumni Career Services… Read More