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Socrates Seoul 2020

Held in partnership with Google, the Socrates Seoul Seminar will take place from September 17-20, 2020. Socrates international seminars include three seminar sessions, program meals, and local excursions/tours. Seminar tuition is $2,500, which includes lodging,  seminar materials, meals, and excursions in Seoul. Tuition does not include travel.

How Technology is Changing the Way We Think, Relate, and Live

Digital technology has become embedded into our lives, impacting how we think, mediating our relationships and determining how we connect and interact with each other.  It is also having a profound impact on how we live, work, and play. But do our devices enlighten us or create an unhealthy dependence? Are Google, Kakao, WeChat and YouTube making us collectively more informed or distracted? What will be the overall effect on Millennials and the legacy of their generation? Are there grounds for optimism or is there an urgent need to wake up to how this tech tidal wave is overwhelming our lives and institutions? This seminar will explore the way our brains and our relationships are being re-wired in the digital age, and the impact these fundamental changes are having on the future of work and how we make a living.

Stephen Balkam, Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI).

Event information
Thu Sep 17, 2020 - Sun Sep 20, 2020
Four Seasons Hotel
97, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu
Seoul, Republic of Korea