TPI’s 2011 Aspen Forum Scheduled for August 21 – 23
Contact: Amy Smorodin
July 19, 2011 – The Technology Policy Institute has confirmed speakers for the TPI Aspen Forum panel, “A Discussion with Media and Telecom Leaders.” The panel, comprising the top public policy minds in the key sectors of media and the Internet, will discuss current and leading-edge issues such as privacy, cybersecurity, wireless broadband and spectrum reform, next-generation broadband, and intellectual property in an Internet age, from both a U.S. and global perspective. The panelists will also explore the role and limits of government regulation in an Internet age. The TPI Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 21 – 23 in Aspen, Colorado.
Confirmed panelists for the discussion include:
Dorothy Attwood, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Disney
Pablo Chavez, Director of Public Policy, Google
Mike Gallagher, President, Entertainment Software Association
Blair Levin, Communications & Society Fellow, Aspen Institute
Michael Powell, President and CEO, NCTA
Tom Tauke, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Policy and Communications, Verizon
Joe Waz (moderator), Altura LLC
Keynote speakers at the 2011 Aspen Forum include tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, Harvard University Professor Dale Jorgenson, Mark McLaughlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of VeriSign, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Robert McDowell and FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch. Other panel discussions will cover such topics as, The Internet in a Post-WikiLeaks, Post-Egypt World; Broadband and the Future of Video Delivery; Antitrust and Competition in High-Tech Industries; Cybersecurity: Public and Private Roles; and others. The draft agenda can be viewed on the TPI website.
Registration for the Aspen Forum can be performed on the TPI website. The group rate for lodging at the St. Regis will be honored until July 22nd. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].
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