In the Shadow of Big Tech

IWM Workshop with Allison Stanger, Paul Timmers, George Metakides and Guests.


November 23rd 2022

  • 09:30 – 12:00 CET
  • IWM Library
  • 1090 Vienna, Spittelauer Lände 3

Following up on Allison Stanger’s public lecture “Open Societies and Democratic Sustainability in the Shadow of Big Tech” the evening before, this workshop provided space for a deeper reflection on the political and societal implications of the unrestricted power of Big Tech companies.

Kick-off talks by Paul Timmers, University of Oxford and former Director of the European Commission, and by George Metakides, Professor Emeritus, University of Patras, director of the EU ESPRIT program 1993-1998 and President of the Digital Enlightenment forum.