TPI Aspen Forum Panel: The Future of Digital Policy in the Global Economy

TPI Aspen Forum Panel: The Future of Digital Policy in the Global Economy

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Major events, including the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, adoption of a new transatlantic data protection framework, and the planned transition of ICANN to global stewardship, have the potential to deeply affect the global regulatory environment for tech and communications. The panel, “The Future of Digital Policy in the Global Economy,” at this year’s TPI Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 21-23 in Aspen, Colorado, will bring together thought leaders to discuss emerging issues of digital regulation and competition regionally and globally.  Topics include Europe’s post-Brexit Digital Single Market, the upcoming ITU conferences, implementation of 5G spectrum, the “internet of things”, antitrust, privacy, cyber security, zero-rating, the Global Connect initiative, and many more topical and controversial issues that will help determine the future of the world’s economy.

Panelists for the discussion are:

Wolfgang Kopf, Senior Vice President for Group Public and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Telekom AG

The Honorable Julie Brill, Partner and Co-Leader, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, Hogan Lovells LLP

Adam Kovacevich, Senior Director, U.S. Public Policy, Google

Matthew Perault, Head of Global Policy Development, Facebook

Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Ambassador David Gross (moderator), Partner and Chair, International and Internet Practice, Wiley Rein LLP

The 2016 Forum will also include panels on: Innovation, Productivity and Growth; The Future of Connectivity; The Future of Privacy in a World of Ubiquitous Data Collection; 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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