Events

Innovation Priorities for the New Administration

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Hosted by the Technology Policy Institute and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

The new administration will have an opportunity to reevaluate policies that affect innovation and technological development. How can federal policies promote broadband buildout, spur investment in intelligent infrastructure, encourage research and development, and advance a host of other actions that have the potential to improve productivity and the U.S. economy? Join the Technology Policy Institute and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation for a morning of expert panel discussions on how the incoming administration can accelerate the pace of innovation in the U.S. economy.

Event Contact: Harry Clapsis, 202-449-135, hclapsis@itif.org or Ashley Benjamin, 202-828-4405, abenjamin@techpolicyinstitute.org
Press Contact: Amy Smorodin, 202-828-4405, asmorodin@techpolicyinstitute.org

Agenda

8:00 am – 8:30 am: Registration

8:30 am – 8:45 am: Remarks by Robert Atkinson, ITIF

9:50 am – 10:00 am: Remarks by Scott Wallsten, TPI

8:45 am – 9:50 am: ICT and Internet Policy Priorities

  • Ambassador David Gross, Partner, Wiley Rein
  • Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, Federal Trade Commission
  • Shane Tews, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
  • Robert Atkinson, President, ITIF (moderator)

10:00 am– 11:00 am: Telecommunications Policy Priorities

  • Carolyn Brandon, Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
  • David Goldman, Chief Counsel for Communications, House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
  • Thomas Hazlett, H.H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics, Clemson University
  • Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer
  • Scott Wallsten, President and Senior Fellow, TPI (moderator)

Date and Time

  • Innovation Priorities for the New Administration
    December 15, 2016
    8:00 am - 11:00 am