"Shaping a Sustainable Digital Future" was the second edition of Prada Group’s "Shaping a Future" conversations.
This year’s conference explored the relationship between sustainability and digital innovation. Our guest speakers examined how technology contributes to the sustainable development of business and society, and reflected on the pressing risks posed by technology’s onward march.
Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus, MIT Media Lab delivered a powerful keynote speech, covering the fascinating interplay of capitalism, entrepreneurship, democracy, education, culture, ‘groupthink’ and new ways of thinking about technology.
A full morning discussion, moderated by professors of the two universities, with business leaders and representatives of institutions and international organizations debating the topic and adding their inspiring insights and experience.
Round table 1: Socio-Geopolitical impacts triggered by the digital evolution
Round table 2: Will digital technologies preserve or disrupt cultural identities of individuals and communities?
The "Shaping a Future" cultural appointments have been designed to incorporate insights from younger generations.
The Schools of Management of Politecnico di Milano and Yale Center for Customer Insights have conducted a student contest and the finalists took part in a Hackathon, with the objective of enriching the Conference’s discussion.