Hasbani said Lebanon was ready to embrace new technology to improve certain sectors. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Lawmakers, business owners and innovators took a broad look at the potential power of technology in Lebanon and the region at the Exponential Technology Middle East conference held Saturday in downtown Beirut. The conference, organized by Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm in conjunction with the multinational legal enterprise DWF, aimed to challenge leaders to think "exponentially" about incorporating technology into their work.It also looked to identify sectors in Lebanon in which technology could be better utilized.Anticipating the introduction of new technology in the region and Lebanon in coming years, Michel El Meouchi noted the inevitable rise of "social, policy and legal" issues.During an afternoon panel, Nayla Fahed, the president of Lebanese Alternative Learning, a local NGO working to improve the quality and accessibility of education through technology, connected the use of blockchain technology with education, especially for refugees.Foreign experts and politicians including Joachim Son-Forget, a member of France's National Assembly, were also in attendance speaking on virtual reality, the use of artificial intelligence and the possible effect of technology on politics.
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