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TPI Aspen Forum Keynote Speakers include Professor Deirdre McCloskey, Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst, FTC Acting Chair Maureen Ohlhausen, EU Data Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli

TPI Aspen Forum Keynote Speakers include Professor Deirdre McCloskey, Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst, FTC Acting Chair Maureen Ohlhausen, EU Data Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli

Register Now! Registration Fees Increase July 1

Keynotes at this year’s Technology Policy Institute’s Aspen Forum include:

Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. McCloskey will discuss “How We Got Rich: A Liberal Climate of Ideas.”

A keynote discussion with privacy regulators Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, and Maureen Ohlhausen, Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, moderated by former FTC commissioner Julie Brill.

Jeffrey Herbst, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Newseum, will opine on “Technological Disruption of the Media and the Rise of Fake News”

Panel topics for this year’s conference will cover issues related to artificial intelligence and automation, the Internet of Things, ICT consolidation, and a range of other subjects. Please see the Aspen Forum website for the complete program.

The Forum is scheduled for August 20-22 at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado. Reduced registration fees are available until July 1. Register here on the new Aspen Forum website.

 

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This premier event gathers leaders from business, government and academia to discuss and debate key public policy issues affecting innovation, technology, and communications.

Since 2010, more than 850 policymakers and thought leaders have convened at the St. Regis resort for provocative discussions and riveting keynotes on topics including U.S. competitiveness and innovation, broadband penetration, and entertainment distribution models, to name a few.  Each year’s agenda touches on timely themes and pertinent issues driving public policy and regulatory decisions and how they may affect tech, communications and content industries. The depth of discussions, featuring both industry leaders and academic experts, makes the event a unique experience for attendees.

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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