Aspen Panel: Watching the Future: The Economic Implications of Online Video

Aspen Panel: Watching the Future: The Economic Implications of Online Video

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

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

August 3, 2011 – Online video is the most bandwidth-intensive use of the Internet for millions of users, and its growth shows no signs of slowing. This rapid growth has potentially far-reaching implications for broad swaths of the economy, including both last-mile Internet providers and content producers. Speakers at the TPI Aspen Forum panel, “Watching the Future: The Economic Implications of Online Video,” will discuss these potential implications and the future of content delivery. The TPI Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 21 – 23 in Aspen, Colorado.

Confirmed panelists for the discussion include:

Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission

Kyle Dixon, Vice President, Public Policy, Time Warner, Inc.

Mark Israel, Senior Vice President, Compass Lexecon

John Ryan, Chief Legal Officer, Level 3 Communications

Scott Wallsten (moderator), Vice President for Research, Technology Policy Institute

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; 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;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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