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Big Tech in Our Lives: Elections, Markets, Culture, Cities
Third Party Paid Event. Tickets are $15-$30. Must Purchase tickets via Link: A New York Times event in collaboration with UCLA Join us for a discussion at UCLA about the uneasy marriage between big technology and American society, featuring columnist Farhad Manjoo and other Times journalists. With the ubiquity of tech in our day-to-day lives — from how we communicate, shop and date to the nature of our democratic processes — we see both social progress and significant discontent. Words such as "overlarge" and "meddlesome," once the purview of Washington and Wall Street, are now often used to describe looming tech companies, even as they often deny their own power. What lies ahead? THE EXPERTS Katie Benner | Tech reporter whose work has taken her from San Francisco to Washington, where she now covers the Justice Department Nellie Bowles | Tech reporter based in San Francisco who covers tech and Internet culture Sheera Frenkel | Cybersecurity reporter based in San Francisco Farhad Manjoo | Panel moderator and New York Times columnist Introduction by Jennifer L. Mnookin, Dean of the UCLA School of Law LOCATION & PARKING UCLA Luskin Conference Center 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles Parking is available in UCLA Structure 8, Level 4.

Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center on the Campus of UCLA 425 Westwood Plaza

Los Angeles · CA 90095, CA

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We meet monthly to showcase new technology from LA and around the world followed by networking. 5-7 presenters show demo of their technology and answer questions (5+5min).

The idea is to promote new technologies to tech-interested public, as well as potential clients, employees and investors. Finally, to provide inspiration and networking opportunities to those who want to find their passion and pursue what they love.

Marvel at the latest in cool technology! Watch some slide decks and ask questions!

We seek sponsors and presenters!

Sponsorship plans:

Platinum: Table to set up demo/brochures, Presentation, Logo on the Meetup page, Email campaign with your offering

Gold: Introduction, Logo on the Meetup page, Email campaign with your offering

Silver: Verbal acknowledgement, Logo on the Meetup page

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We have sister groups in Paris, France and London, UK with more than 25,000 members, and we run weekly Open Coffee Club meetings in Santa Monica:

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