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Senator Udall to Give Welcoming Remarks at Aspen Forum

Senator Udall to Give Welcoming Remarks at Aspen Forum

Aspen Forum Early Registration Discount Extended to July 8

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

July 5, 2011 – Colorado Senator Mark Udall will offer welcoming remarks at the Technology Policy Institute’s Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 21-23. Senator Udall, elected to the U.S. Senate in 2008 after serving five terms as Representative of Colorado’s 2nd district, has worked to promote the development of Colorado’s aerospace industry, and the clean energy and high technology sectors. Senator Udall currently serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and the Select Committee on Intelligence.

The Technology Policy Institute is also extending the early registration discount for the Aspen Forum through July 8th. In addition to the discounted registration fee for early registration, TPI also provides lower rates to attendees from charities or government sectors. Registration information can be found on the TPI website.

TPI’s Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 21-23, will bring together leaders from business, government, and academia in a relaxed, informal setting to discuss and debate the key public policy issues surrounding information and communications technology. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Technology Policy and the Economic Recovery.”

Discussion panel topics include:

  • Information and Privacy: In Search of a Data-Driven Policy
  • The Internet in a Post-Wikileaks, Post-Egypt World
  • Cybersecurity – Public and Private Roles
  • Broadband and the Future of Video Delivery

Other confirmed speakers for this year’s Forum include tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Robert McDowell, VeriSign CEO Mark McLaughlin, Harvard’s Dale Jorgenson, FTC Commissioner Thomas Rosch, and Google Chief Economist Hal Varian. More speakers will be announced in upcoming weeks.

A preview agenda of the Aspen Forum, to be held August 21 – 23 at the St. Regis Aspen Resort, is available on the TPI website. To register, please visit https://techpolicyinstitute.org/aspen2011. 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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