“A Conversation with the Commissioners” at TPI Aspen Forum

“A Conversation with the Commissioners” at TPI Aspen Forum

FTC’s Brill and Wright to Speak at TPI Aspen Closing Luncheon

Contact: Amy Smorodin
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July 23, 2013 – The closing luncheon at this year’s Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 18 – 20, will feature “A Conversation with the Commissioners,” with FTC Commissioners Julie Brill and Joshua Wright. The Federal Trade Commission has found itself increasingly in the spotlight on high profile technology policy issues including privacy and data security, competition and antitrust, and intellectual property protection. The discussion, which will be moderated by Politico technology reporter Tony Romm, will touch on these and other issues.

The TPI Aspen Forum brings together leaders from business, government, and academia to discuss key public policy issues affecting information and communications technology. This year’s theme is, “Creative Destruction and Growth: Policy Choices.” Confirmed speakers and panelists include Evan Kwerel, Senior Economic Advisor at the Federal Communications Commission; FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright; R. Stanton Dodge, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Dish Network; Robert W. Crandall, TPI Adjunct Senior Fellow and Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution; Christopher Yoo, Director of Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition at University of Pennsylvania Law School; Speek Founder and CTO Danny Boice; and Lisa Falzone, Founder and CEO of Revel Systems. An updated agenda is available on the TPI website.

Registration for the Aspen Forum can be performed on the TPI website. Reservations at the St. Regis can be made online, and a group rate is available until July 29. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected] for complimentary registration.

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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