Event – The Innovation Consensus: Economic Growth in 2013 and Beyond

Event – The Innovation Consensus: Economic Growth in 2013 and Beyond

8:30am – 1:30pm
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G Street NW
Washington, DC

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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)

8:45 am


Rob Atkinson, ITIF

Tom Lenard, Technology Policy Institute

Jon Sallet, Silicon Flatirons

9:00 am

Kick-off Keynote

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

9:25 am

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

10:40 am

Keynote: Can the Public Be Enlisted Behind a National Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda?

John Zogby, JZ Analytics

11:00 am


11:15 am

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)

12:10 pm

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

1:25 pm

Closing Remarks

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/.

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