Aspen Panel: Communications and IT – What Can We Expect from Congress?

Aspen Panel: Communications and IT – What Can We Expect from Congress?

TPI Aspen Forum Lodging Group Rate Available through July 29

Contact: Amy Smorodin
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July 26, 2013 – Top issues being examined by Congress, from immigration to identity theft, have the potential to greatly affect the technology and communications industries. How are the issues taking shape in Congressional Committees? What’s the forecast for action on matters of import to tech? The panel “Communications and IT – What Can We Expect from Congress?” at this year’s TPI Aspen Forum will cover topics such as online privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, video and media, telecommunications and the transition to IP networks.

Confirmed panelists are:

  • Hon. Rick Boucher, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and Former Member of Congress
  • Hon. Cliff Stearns, Senior Advisor, APCO Worldwide and Former Member of Congress
  • Hon. Thomas Tauke, Former Executive Vice President, Verizon and Former Member of Congress

The panel will be moderated by Brendan Sasso, Staff Writer for The Hill.

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 FTC Commissioners Joshua Wright and Julie Brill; Evan Kwerel, Senior Economic Advisor at the Federal Communications Commission; 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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