Today is the final day to take advantage of discounted registration fees for this year’s Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum. The $500 discount for industry and trade association attendee registration ends tonight.
Keynote speakers at the premier event, scheduled this year for August 20-22, 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”
Panelist drawn from academia, government and industry will discuss such topics as:
AI and Automation: A Jobless Future?
The Internet of Things: Connecting It and Protecting It
ICT consolidation: Business Imperatives and Policy Responses
Terminally Unconnected: Will We Ever Get Everyone Online?
Congress, Technology Policy, and the Administrative State
Who Is In Charge of the Internet? The Role of International Institutions
An up-to-date agenda, including information on working groups and special book discussions, is available on the TPI Aspen Forum website.