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TPI Aspen Forum Discount Registration until July 1

TPI Aspen Forum Discount Registration until July 1

Keynotes Include FTC Chair Ramirez, Sony Music’s Dennis Kooker, NBC Universal’s Evan Shapiro

Registration is now open for the 2016 TPI Aspen Forum, scheduled this year for August 21-23, and a discounted registration rate is available until July 1.  The Forum will feature keynotes and panels on topics facing the next administration that will affect the pace and direction of innovation including: the future of connectivity, the future of privacy, the future of digital policy in the global economy, and the future of antitrust in the digital marketplace.

Confirmed keynotes for this year’s conference include:

  • Robin Hanson, Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University; Research Associate, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University; and author of The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life When Robots Rule the Earth
  • Dennis Kooker, President, Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales, Sony Music Entertainment
  • The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission
  • Evan Shapiro, Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprises, NBCUniversal

Other speakers include:

  • Timothy Bresnahan, Landau Professor of Technology and the Economy and Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
  • The Honorable Julie Brill, Partner and Co-Leader of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, Hogan Lovells LLP
  • Carol Corrado, Senior Policy Scholar, Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Senior Advisor and Research Director in Economics, Conference Board
  • Neil Fried, Senior Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Motion Picture Association of America
  • Avi Goldfarb, Ellison Professor of Marketing at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Ambassador David Gross, Partner, Telecom, Media & Technology Practice, Wiley Rein
  • Kathleen Ham, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, T-Mobile
  • Michael Katz, Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership; Professor, Department of Economics Department, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley
  • Wolfgang Kopf, Senior Vice President of Group Public and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Telekom
  • Adam Kovacevich, Director for Public Policy and Government Affairs, Google
  • The Honorable William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, Professor of Law, and Director of the Competition Law Center, George Washington University Law School
  • William Lehr, Research Associate, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Geoffrey Manne, Founder and Executive Director, International Center for Law and Economics
  • Jennifer Manner, Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Echostar
  • Giulia McHenry, Chief Economist, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • Staci Pies, Senior Public Policy and Government Relations Counsel, Google
  • Peter Pitsch, Associate General Counsel and Executive Director, Communications Policy, Intel Corporation
  • The Honorable Alan Charles Raul, Lead Global Coordinator, Privacy, Data Security and Information Law Practice, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Gregory Rosston, Director, Public Policy Program and Deputy Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University
  • Michael Smith, Professor of Information Systems and Marketing, Co-Director of the Initiative for Digital Entertainment Analytics, Carnegie Mellon University and Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
  • Chad Syverson, J. Baum Harris Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
  • Nicol Turner-Lee, Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council
  • Hal R. Varian, Chief Economist, Google
  • Lawrence White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics and Deputy Chair, Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
  • Matt Zinn, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Privacy Officer, TiVo

Registration for the event, scheduled for August 21-23, can be performed on the TPI website. Discounted registration fees are offered until July 1. 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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