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The Future of the Internet Ecosystem in a Post-Open Internet Order World

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Robert E. Kahn has been added as the keynote luncheon speaker for the upcoming event, The Future of the Internet Ecosystem in a Post-Open Internet Order World. Kahn is the co-creator of TCP/IP, the fundamental communication protocols at the heart of the internet. He is currently CEO and President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives.

Please join TPI and the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition on January 8th for presentations and discussions of new studies by academic experts on the future of competition and the Internet ecosystem after the Open Internet Order. The studies will be published in special upcoming issue of the Review of Industrial Organization.

Agenda

Panel
Michael Katz, University of California, Berkeley
Paper: Whither the Open Internet Order
Roger Noll, Stanford University
Paper: Incentives to Invest in the Debate over Net Neutrality Rules
Lawrence White, New York University (discussant)
Scott Wallsten, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

Panel
Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Paper: The Post-Internet Order Ecosystem: Lessons from the Pre-Internet Order Experience
Keith Hylton, Boston University School of Law
Paper: Law, Social Welfare, and Net Neutrality
Michelle Connolly, Duke University (discussant)
David Sappington, University of Florida (moderator)

Lunch
Introduction: Thomas Lenard, Technology Policy Institute
Remarks: Robert Kahn, Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI)

Panel
John Mayo, Georgetown University
Paper: The Evolution of “Competition”: Lessons for 21st Century Telecommunications Policy (with Amanda Delp)
Christopher Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Paper: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Net Uniformity: Toward a Better Implementation of Nondiscrimination and Interconnection
Shane Greenstein, Harvard Business School (discussant)
Thomas Lenard, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

Date and Time

  • January 8, 2016
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue:  

Address:
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, United States