Video Challenge Competition: Technology & Ethics

Join us in a debate about Technology & Ethics and make your voice heard on the Estoril Conferences’ global stage!

Video Challenge Competition open to all CEMS Students addressing the issues of Technology & Ethics

Estoril Conferences and CEMS are partnering for a global discussion about the world’s challenges! Do you think technology entails a double-edged sword? Do you envision a world where more is done to assess the ethical challenges raised by technology while enhancing its opportunities?

CEMS student groups with the best submissions will be invited (travel and accommodation supported by the CEMS Alliance) to present their proposal in person at the Estoril Conferences 2022, held at Nova School of Business & Economics – Portugal on September 1 and 2, 2022.

2022 Challenge:

Technology & Ethics

Submission are:
  • To be submitted by groups of 3 to 5 members, from the 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 cohorts (multi-school and multi-cohort groups are welcome).
  • Consist of a 5-minute (maximum) video presentation, whereby students will select a specific issue within the Technology & Ethics field, to both describe and provide a detailed proposal
    of how to address this issue from a business and policy standpoint.
  • Some sample Technology & Ethics issues are delineated at the end of this document, however, submitting groups can select an unlisted issue that in their understanding falls into the Technology & Ethics area.
  • To be submitted by 24th March (until 00:00 Lisbon, GMT).


About Estoril Conferences

The Estoril Conferences are an international platform that, since 2009, has brought to Portugal some of the most well-known world and national leaders to debate global issues. With over 9 000 participants, from 100 different nationalities, and more than 300 world-renowned speakers, the Estoril Conferences have encompassed several Nobel Prize laureates and more than 30 current and former Heads of State. Speakers have included Tony Blair, Frederik De Klerk, Edward Snowden, Joseph Stiglitz, Mary Robinson, Mohamed Elbaradei, Rajendra Pachauri, Sergio Moro, and Fareeda Khalaf. It is a disruptive, open, intergenerational, and impactful dialogue platform, which brings high-profile international leaders to inspire new generations to take an active role in the future. In this way, the Conferences endeavor to build an intergenerational dialogue that contributes to solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges, leading towards a more sustainable and inclusive common future.
“The Purpose Generation: Becoming the Changemakers of Tomorrow” is the main theme of the 7th edition of the Estoril Conferences, that will take place on September 1st and 2nd, 2022 at Nova School of Business & Economics’ Campus in Carcavelos, Portugal.

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Video Challenge Competition: Technology & Ethics