Speakers include Rep. Bono Mack, Harvard’s Dale Jorgenson, Verisign CEO McLaughlin
Contact: Amy Smorodin
March 25, 2011 – A preview agenda is now available for the Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, scheduled this year for August 21 – 23. Confirmed keynote speakers include Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack, Chair of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor at Harvard University, and Mark McLaughlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Verisign.
Additional confirmed speakers at the Aspen Forum include FTC Commissioner Thomas Rosch, Susan Athey, Chief Economist at Microsoft and Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google. More participants will be announced in upcoming weeks.
The 2011 Forum will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, and workshops on such topics as:
- IT, Growth, Productivity, and the Economic Recovery
- The Internet in a Post-WikiLeaks, Post-Egypt World
- Information and Privacy: In Search of a Data-Driven Policy
- Broadband and the Future of Video Delivery
- Antitrust and Competition in High-Tech Industries
- Wireless and Spectrum
- Cybersecurity: Public and Private Roles
- Copyright and Digital Innovation
- Health and IT
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, “Technology Policy and the Economic Recovery.” Discussions at TPI’s Aspen Forum will explore how technology and communications companies are faring and how the current economic and regulatory climate is affecting their ability to drive growth and productivity as they have in the past.
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/.