TPI Aspen Forum Panel: The Future of Connectivity

TPI Aspen Forum Panel: The Future of Connectivity

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Connectivity has permeated business and personal life. In the future, how will the markets for wired and wireless broadband evolve? What will consumers value more—ever faster speeds or ubiquitous connectivity? How will the types of content that flow over the internet shape broadband infrastructure? When will 5G be more than hype and what will its effects be? These questions and more will be discussed by participants in the panel, “The Future of Connectivity,” at this year’s TPI Aspen Forum. The event is scheduled this year for August 21-23.

Panelists for the discussion are:

Donna Epps, Vice President for Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon

William Lehr, Research Associate, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jennifer Manner, Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Echostar and Chair of Satellite Industry Association

Peter Pitsch, Associate General Counsel and Executive Director, Communications Policy, Intel Corporation

David Quinalty, Policy Director, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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

The 2016 Forum will also include panels on: Innovation, Productivity and Growth; The Future of Privacy in a World of Ubiquitous Data; The Future of Digital Policy in the Global Economy; and The Future of Antitrust in the Digital Marketplace. Off-the-record afternoon workshops will cover such topics as the FCC’s set-top box rulemaking, new spectrum licensing models, and music licensing.

Register now for the TPI Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 21-23 at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado. 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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