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TPI Aspen Forum Preview Agenda Now Available

TPI Aspen Forum Preview Agenda Now Available

Discount Registration Available Until July 1st

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

May 17, 2013 – A preview agenda is now available for the 2013 Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 18 – 20.

The 2013 Forum will include panel discussions and workshops on such topics as:

  • Communications and IT: The View from the Congress
  • Deconstructing Creative Destruction
  • Competition, Regulation and the Evolution of Internet Business Models
  • Privacy, Data Security and Trade: Policy Choices
  • Will the FCC’s Spectrum Incentive Auctions Succeed?
  • A Conversation with the Commissioners
  • Patents and IT: What Needs Fixing?
  • Copyright and the Digital Economy
  • Freeing Government Spectrum: Is it Possible?

The TPI Aspen Forum brings together leaders from business, government, and academia to discuss key public policy issues affecting information and communications technology. This year’s theme is, “Creative Destruction and Growth: Policy Choices.”

The IT revolution has been the poster child for Schumpeterian creative destruction, yielding innovations whose effects on our lives extend far beyond statistics on R&D spending imply. From infrastructure to applications, experimentation with technologies and business models has been essential to the success of the Internet economy. A policy environment that permits such experimentation is crucial for this era’s creative destruction to continue. Discussion panels and speakers at the 2013 TPI Aspen Forum will focus on competition, privacy, data security, and other regulatory policies critical to the health of Internet economy.

More information on speakers will be released soon. Registration can be performed on the TPI website, and reduced registration fees are offered until July 1st. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

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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