Book Launch: Cold War 2.0, by George Takach

March 6, 2024 | 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Online & in-person

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'Munk Centre For International Studies - 1 Devonshire Place
George S. Takach will discuss some of the key themes of his new book, including: what it means for the democracies and the autocracies to be in a cold war, especially one that is technologically driven; why the democracies do technology and innovation better than the autocracies; and what the democracies have to do to leverage their edge in technology and innovation in order to prevail in Cold War 2.0.
George S. Takach obtained undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Toronto, and a graduate degree from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He is a former partner and national Technology Industry Leader at the McCarthy Tétrault law firm, where for 35+ years he represented Canadian and international technology companies (with financings, M&A and commercial matters) and traditional companies and governments with their sophisticated technology transactions and projects. George was an Adjunct Professor of computer law at Osgoode Hall Law School for 22 years. He is the author of Computer Law and two other books on the business of technology. He is now writing books on technology and geopolitics for a general audience, including Cold War 2.0: Artificial Intelligence in the New War Between China, Russia and America (available from Simon &
Sponsored by the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History
Jack Cunningham