From: Technology Policy Institute
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: TPI Aspen Forum Kicks Off Next Weekend
Date: Fri Aug 08 15:09:07 MDT 2014
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TPI Aspen Forum Kicks Off Next Weekend

Keynotes include Rep. Scott Tipton, Comcast's David Cohen, Stanford's Tim Bresnahan

 

For Immediate Release
August 8, 2014
Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

The 2014 Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum begins next Sunday, August 17 and runs through August 19.  Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-3) will give opening remarks at this year's Forum and is expected to discuss the government's role in furthering progress in the technology sector. Prominent economist Tim Bresnahan from Stanford University will give a keynote address on entrepreneurship and economic growth and the featured Monday night dinner speaker will be David Cohen, Executive Vice President at Comcast.  The event will also feature a special luncheon conversation with the authors of the landmark book "Information Rules," Carl Shapiro of the University of California, Berkeley and Hal Varian, Chief Economist of Google. 

 

Registration is still open and can be performed on the TPI website.

 

The 2014 Forum includes panel and workshops on such topics as:

 

  • Political Economy of Telecom Reform
  • Innovation and Privacy in the Era of Big Data
  • Internet Governance in Transition:  What's the Destination?
  • Data and Trade
  • Copyright Protection:  Government vs. Voluntary Arrangements
  • Targeting a Secure Future
  • The New Network Neutrality Order: Public Utility Regulation in Disguise?
  • Innovation and the Intersection of Antitrust and IP
  • Spectrum Sharing: How Much Can it Contribute?

 

For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at jcreel@techpolicyinstitute.org.  Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at asmorodin@techpolicyinstitute.org.


 

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 http://www.techpolicyinstitute.org/.

 




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