8:30am – 1:30pm
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G Street NW
The Technology Policy Institute, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, and Silicon Flatirons are pleased to host “The Innovation Consensus: Economic Growth in 2013 and Beyond.” The half-day conference will explore issues surrounding America’s innovation potential and how it impacts our global competitiveness. Participants will discuss how to move innovation issues to the front and center of our political system with support from both sides of the aisle.
Registration for The Innovation Consensus: Economic Growth in 2013 and Beyond can be performed on the ITIF website.
(subject to change)
Rob Atkinson, ITIF
Tom Lenard, Technology Policy Institute
Jon Sallet, Silicon Flatirons
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
Panel: Where is America and Why?
Peter Coy, Bloomberg Business Week
Rob Atkinson, ITIF
Rebecca M. Blank, Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce
Charles R. Hulten, University of Maryland
Rosabeth Moss Kanter; Harvard Business School
Keynote: Can the Public Be Enlisted Behind a National Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda?
John Zogby, JZ Analytics
Can We Forge a Bipartisan Consensus on Innovation and Competitiveness?
Jim Fallows, The Atlantic (moderator)
Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
Lunchtime Panel: What Should America Do (and what can it agree upon)
Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine (moderator)
Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX)
Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI)
Thomas Lenard, Technology Policy Institute
Jonathan Sallet, Silicon Flatirons
The Technology Policy Institute
The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at https://techpolicyinstitute.org/.