An updated preliminary agenda is now available online for the 2014 Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 17 - 19 in Aspen, Colorado. Registration for the event can be performed on the TPI website and reduced fees are still available until July 1st.
This year's Monday evening dinner keynote address will be given by David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation. Additional distinguished speakers at the Forum include:
- Tim Bresnahan, Landau Professor in Technology and the Economy and Professor of Economics, Stanford University
- Julie Brill, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
- Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
- Ajit Pai, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
- Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State
- Carl Shapiro, Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
- Suzanne Spaulding, Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google
A complete list of confirmed speakers is available on the online agenda.
The 2014 Forum will include thought-provoking panels and lively discussions on:
- 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
- "Information Rules" After 15 Years
Topics for the popular, "Chatham House Rule" breakout sessions for this year's Aspen Forum are:
- The New Network Neutrality Order: Public Utility Regulation in Disguise?
- Spectrum Sharing: How Much Can it Contribute?
- Innovation and the Intersection of Antitrust and IP