Benedikt Franke

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Munich Security Conference

Benedikt Franke is Vice-Chairman and CEO of the Munich Security Conference. Previously he worked as Special Assistant for the former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Laureate, Kofi Annan. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge.

Videos

Economist Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), in the middle, speaks with Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference) and moderator Andrew Keen, left, about the impact of AI on society and politics at the DLD AI Summit 2023.

The Big Picture Outlook

What impact does artificial intelligence have on the economy? On international relations? On security? Top economist Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) and Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference) share expert insights in conversation with bestselling author Andrew Keen. “Are we at a Gutenberg moment in world history when it comes to AI?”, Keen…
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Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference) and Lorenz Meier (Auterion) discuss AI and autonomous drones at the DLD conference in Munich

Autonomous Flying Systems

Drones. They’re everywhere now, and there’s huge potential for further business applications. But to make the most of this technology, we need a smart infrastructure. For politics and society, security issues arise when drone technology is combined with artificial intelligence to create autonomous weapons systems. This conversation between Lorenz Meier, founder and CEO of Auterion,…
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Events

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

Highlights of DLD Munich 2023: Find videos, images and speakers of Europe’s leading innovation conference in one place…
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