2021 agenda

Sunday, August 15


Scott Wallsten

President, TPI

Keynote Address

Phil Weiser

Attorney General, Colorado

Monday, August 16

The Government's Role in Promoting Science and Technology 

Ashish Arora

Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Rex D. Adams Professor of Business Administration, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Linda Cohen

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

Kaye Husbands Fealing

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

Prem Natarjan

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

Scott Wallsten, Moderator

President, TPI

How is the World Reshaping Antitrust?

Maureen Ohlhausen

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

The Honorable Noah Phillips

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Carl Shapiro

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

Joshua Wright

Executive Director, Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University

Tom Lenard, Moderator

President Emeritus and Senior Scholar, TPI

A Discussion with Facebook Oversight Board Members

Michael McConnell

Co-Chair, Facebook Oversight Board

Julie Owono

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

Media Industry

Tom Hazlett

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

Laura Martin

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

Fireside Keynote:

Charlie Ergen

Charlie Ergen

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Comcast

How Should We Spend $100 Billion on Broadband?

Michelle Connolly

Professor of Economics, Duke University

Donald Cravins Jr.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Urban League

Dominique Harrison

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

Larry Irving

President and CEO, Irving Information Group

Greg Rosston

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

Tuesday, August 17

Fireside Keynote: 

Chase Koch

Chase Koch

President, Koch Disruptive Technologies

What are General Counsels' Major Policy Priorities? 

Jennifer Hightower

Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Law and Policy, Cox Communications, Inc.

Karyn Temple

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

Fireside Keynote:

Noopur Davis

Noopur Davis

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

Shane Tews

President, Logan Circle Strategies

Does China Need the West?

David Gross

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Xiaomeng Lu

Senior Analyst, Geo-technology Practice, Eurasia Group

Samm Sacks

Cyber Policy Fellow, New America

Lixin Colin Xu

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank

Scott Wallsten, Moderator

President, TPI