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      Event Title: ISAS Closed Door Roundtable
      Topic: Redesigning Policy Making in the 4th Industrial Revolution through Agile Governance
      Date/Time: Friday,28 December 2018 14:30 - Friday,28 December 2018 16:00
      Venue: ISAS Board Room, Level 9, Block B, 29 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119620
      Speaker/s: Mr Nara Lokesh, Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development, Andhra Pradesh, India
      Chairperson: Ambassador Gopinath Pillai
      Description: The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterised by rapid, simultaneous and systemic transformations driven by unprecedented impacts from the pace, scale and scope of emerging technologies. In addition, global challenges of climate change, demographic changes and declining trust in institutions are together challenging established governance models and mind-sets. New principles, protocols, rules and policies are needed to accelerate the positive and inclusive impacts of innovation and technologies, while minimizing or eliminating negative consequences and risks. There is an urgent need for a faster, more agile approach to governing emerging technologies and the business models and social interaction structures they enable. Minister Lokesh shall present the platforms used for Realtime Governance in the state of Andhra Pradesh and use of agile government tools for better governance.