2021 agenda

Sunday, August 15

Welcome

6:30 PM

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Scott Wallsten

President, TPI

Keynote Address

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Phil Weiser

Attorney General, Colorado

6:45 PM

Monday, August 16

The Government's Role in Promoting Science and Technology 

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Ashish Arora

Professor of Economics and Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

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Linda Cohen

Professor of Economics and Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

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Kaye Husbands Fealing

Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology

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Prem Natarjan

Vice President, Alexa AI and Head of Natural Language Understanding, Amazon

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Scott Wallsten, Moderator

President, TPI

8:15 AM

How is the U.S. 

Reshaping Antitrust?

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Shane Greenstein

Martin Marshall Professor of Business Administration 

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Maureen Ohlhausen

Partner and Co-chair, Antitrust & Competition Law Practice Group, Baker Botts

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The Honorable Noah Phillips

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

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Carl Shapiro

Professor of the Graduate School (Haas) | Transamerica Chair in Business Strategy Emeritus

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Howard Shelanski

Partner, Antitrust & Competition, Davis, Polk & Wardwell 

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Tom Lenard, Moderator

President Emeritus and Senior Scholar, TPI

9:00 AM

A Discussion with Facebook Oversight Board Members

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Michael McConnell

Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution-Chair, Co-Chair at Facebook Oversight Board

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Julie Owono

Member, Facebook Oversight Board, Executive Director, Internet Without Borders, Fellow, Digital Civil Society

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Cat Zakrzewski

Technology Policy Reporter, The Washington Post

10:15 AM

Media Industry Winners, Losers, and Policy by 2025

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Tom Hazlett

Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University

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Laura Martin

Managing Director, Entertainment, Cable and Media, Needham & Company LLC

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Michael Smith, Moderator

J. Erik Jonsson Professor of Information Technology and Marketing, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College and Tepper School of Business

11:00 AM

Fireside Keynote:

Charlie Ergen

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Charlie Ergen

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, DISH and Echostar

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Brian Sullivan, Moderator

Host of Worldwide Exchange and Senior Correspondent at CNBC

12:15 PM

How Should We Spend $100 Billion on Broadband?

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Michelle Connolly

Professor of Economics, Duke University

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Donald Cravins Jr.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Urban League

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Dominique Harrison

Technology Policy Director, The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

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Greg Rosston

Gordon Cain Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Director of Public Policy, Stanford University

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1:30 PM

WORKING GROUP:

How Should Platforms Moderate Content, and How Well are they Doing it? 

7:00 PM

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Neil Chilson

Senior Research Fellow, Charles Koch Institute

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Barbara Comstock

Senior Advisor, Baker Donelson

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Steve DelBianco

President and CEO, NetChoice

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Neil Fried

Founder, DigitalFrontiers Advocacy

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Rick Lane

Founder and CEO, Iggy Ventures

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Evan Swartztrauber

Director, Clout Public Affairs

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Crystal Tully

Deputy Staff Director, United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation

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Sarah Oh, Moderator

TPI Senior Fellow

WORKING GROUP:

What Have we Learned About Privacy from the Pandemic, and What Does it Mean Going Forward?

7:00 PM

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Julie Brill

Corporate Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, and Deputy General Counsel, Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft

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Jane Horvath

Chief Privacy Officer, Apple

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Amie Stepanovich

Executive Director, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

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Jamie Susskind

Tech Policy Advisor, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)

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David Redl

Founder & CEO, Salt Point Strategies and Senior Fellow, Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado

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Alan Raul, Moderator

Partner, Privacy and Cybersecurity and Practice, Sidley Austin LLP

WORKING GROUP:

Towards an Inclusive Tech Policy

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Anita Banicevic
Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Paroma Sanyal

Senior Consultant, Brattle

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Gabrielle Kohlmeier, Moderator

Associate General Counsel, Antitrust & Strategic Projects, Verizon

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Samm Sacks, Moderator

Cyber Policy Fellow, New America

7:00 PM

Tuesday, August 17

Fireside Keynote:

Noopur Davis

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Noopur Davis

Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Information Security Officer, Comcast

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Shane Tews

President, Logan Circle Strategies

Does China Need the West?

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David Gross

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

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Xiaomeng Lu

Senior Analyst, Geo-technology Practice, Eurasia Group

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Samm Sacks

Cyber Policy Fellow, New America

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Lixin Colin Xu

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank

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Scott Wallsten, Moderator

President, TPI

Fireside Keynote: 

Chase Koch

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Maurice Ferré

CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors, INSIGHTEC

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Chase Koch

President, Koch Disruptive Technologies

Sarah Oh, Moderator

TPI Senior Fellow

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A Discussion with North American Telecom Regulators

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What are General Counsels' Major Policy Priorities? 

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Jennifer Hightower

Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Law and Policy, Cox Enterprises

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Jennifer Newstead

General Counsel, Facebook

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Karyn Temple

Senior Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel, Motion Picture Association

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Sarah Oh, Moderator

TPI Senior Fellow

8:30 AM

9:15 AM

10:15 AM

11:15 AM

12:30 PM