Aspen Panel: The Internet in a Post Wikileaks, Post-Egypt World

Aspen Panel: The Internet in a Post Wikileaks, Post-Egypt World

TPI’s 2011 Aspen Forum Scheduled for August 21 – 23

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

July 25, 2011 – The Technology Policy Institute has confirmed speakers for the TPI Aspen Forum panel, “Internet Governance in a Post-Wikileaks, Post-Egypt World”. This panel will bring together a distinguished group of international experts to discuss one of the most high-profile technology related global public policy subjects-how individuals, companies, and governments are grappling with the conflicting and difficult opportunities and threats arising from the explosive growth of the Internet. The panelists will explore not only what is happening today, but also critically important emerging issues regarding upcoming major international events that may fundamentally change the legal and policy dynamics of the Internet world. The TPI Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 21 – 23 in Aspen, Colorado.

Confirmed panelists for the discussion include:

Robert Boorstin, Director of Corporate and Policy Communication, Google

Brian Cute, Chief Executive Officer, Public Interest Registry

Robert McDowell, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Chris Painter, Coordinator for Cyber Issues, U.S. Department of State

Iñaki Urdangarin, Chairman, Telefonica Internacional USA

David Gross (moderator), Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Keynote speakers at the 2011 Aspen Forum include tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel; Harvard University Professor Dale Jorgenson; Victor Nichols, Chief Executive Officer of Experian North America; 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, Broadband and the Future of Video Delivery;Antitrust and Competition in High-Tech Industries; Cybersecurity: Public and Private Roles; and others. The agenda can be viewed on the TPI website.

Registration for the Aspen Forum can be performed on the TPI website. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

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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