His Excellency Philippe Étienne Ambassador of France in the US will present Tech for Good: A French vision for the 4th industrial revolution on January 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building for a Distinguished ITS Seminar. Hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies, sponsored by the FLOW Project: https://flow-project.github.io/. This lecture was also live streamed on the ITS Berkeley Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ITSBerkeley/ and posted to the ITS Berkeley YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZVtLPu4kos&feature=youtu.be
Philippe Étienne is the Ambassador of France to the United States. He previously held numerous posts within the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, notably including Ambassador of France to Romania (2002-2005), Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (2007-2009), Permanent Representative of France to the European Union (2009-2014), Ambassador of France to Germany (2014-2017) and most recently, Diplomatic Adviser to the President (2017-2019). Ambassador Étienne is an expert on the European Union and continental Europe. A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (“Voltaire” Class, 1980), Ambassador Etienne also holds the Agrégation (teaching diploma) in Mathematics, has a degree in Economics and is a graduate of the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (Serbo-Croatian). He is an Officer of the Legion of Honor and a Commander of the National Order of Merit.
Hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies, sponsored by the FLOW Project: https://flow-project.github.io/