2020 TPI Aspen Forum Agenda

Privacy

October 19

Innovation

9:45 AM EDT- 11:00 AM EDT

How is the world regulating privacy, and what does that mean for the US?

8:45 AM EDT- 9:45 AM EDT

Lord Matt Ridley

Author

Robert Hahn (moderator)

Distinguished Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

8:40 AM EDT- 8:45 AM EDT

Welcome Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

Bruno Gencarelli

Head of European Commission International Data Flows and Protection Unit

Andrea Jelinek

Chair, European Data Protection Board Director

Kenneth Propp

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

 

Alan Raul (moderator)

Partner, Sidley Austin

12:00 PM EDT- 1:15 PM EDT

How has the pandemic changed our views on privacy, and what does that mean for existing and future regulation and legislation?

 

Christina Montgomery

Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer, IBM

Andrew Smith

Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection

5:00 PM EDT- 7:00 PM EDT

Happy Hour Trivia

Join us for a trivia night!

Antitrust and Competition

10:55 AM EDT- 11:00 AM EDT

October 20

11:00AM EDT- 12:15PM EDT

Welcome Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

Antitrust and the FTC in the Next Administration

 

Edith Ramirez

Co-Head of Antitrust and Competition and Partner in Privacy and Cybersecurity, Hogan Lovells, and former Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

 

Rebecca Slaughter

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

 

Christine Wilson

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

 

Joshua Wright

Professor and Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University

 

Leah Nylen (moderator)

Reporter, Politico

12:45PM EDT- 2:00PM EDT

Competition in the Attention Economy

 

Ian Conner

Director of the Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

 

Jeffrey Prince

Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

 

Kareen Rozen

Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Brown University Department of Economics

 

Hal Varian

Chief Economist, Google

 

James Muldrow

Senior Director of Product Management, Comscore

 

Scott Wallsten (moderator)

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

China

12:25 PM EDT- 12:30 PM EDT

12:30PM EDT- 1:45PM EDT

October 21

Welcome Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

A digital cold war? China and the US Post-COVID

 

Fiona Alexander

Distinguished Fellow in Residence at American University's Internet Governance Lab and the founder of Salt Point Strategies

 

Aynne Kokas

Associate Professor of Media Studies, University of Virginia

 

Samm Sacks

Cybersecurity Policy and China Digital Economy Fellow, New America

 

Miriam Sapiro

Co-Head of Sard Verbinnen & Co’s Washington D.C. office and Vice Chair of SVC Public Affairs

 

David Gross (moderator)

Partner and Co-Chair, Telecom, Media and Technology Practice, Wiley Rein LLP

1:45PM EDT- 2:45PM EDT

Tom Orlik

Chief Economist, Bloomberg Economics

Broadband

10:55 AM EDT- 11:00 AM EDT

October 22

11:00AM EDT- 12:15PM EDT

Welcome Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

The Digital Divide: Pandemic Lessons and Solutions from Around the World

 

Kelly Gillis

Associate Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada

 

Ceri Howes

Head of Regulatory, Opensignal

 

Larry Irving

Principal, The Irving Group

 

Judith Mariscal

Executive Director, Centro Latam Digital and Professor, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas

 

Greg Rosston

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

 

Scott Wallsten (moderator)

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

12:15PM EDT- 1:00PM EDT

Fireside Chat

Ajit Pai

Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Brian Sullivan (moderator)

“Worldwide Exchange” Anchor & Senior National Correspondent, CNBC

2:00PM EDT- 3:15PM EDT

Broadband and the FCC: Successes and Challenges

 

Brendan Carr

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Mignon Clyburn

Principal, MLC Strategies, Open Society Foundations Leadership in Government Fellow and Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

 

Rob McDowell

Partner, Cooley LLP and Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

 

Geoffrey Starks

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

 

Bryan Tramont (moderator)

Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

5:00 PM EDT- 7:00 PM EDT

Happy Hour and Debate Watching Party​

Join us for the debate!

Media and Content

10:55 AM EDT- 11:00 AM EDT

October 23

Welcome Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

11:00AM EDT- 12:15PM EDT

Section 230 and the Election​

 

Neil Fried

Principal, DigitalFrontiers Advocacy

 

Karl Herchenroeder

Assistant Editor, Communications Daily

 

Alexandra Givens

President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology

 

Eric Goldman

Professor of Law and Co-Director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law

 

Jamie Susskind

Vice President of Policy and Regulatory Affairs for the Consumer Technology Association

 

Sarah Oh (moderator)

Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

1:00PM EDT- 2:00PM EDT

Fireside Chat

Kevin Mayer

Former CEO, TikTok and Chief Operating Officer, ByteDance

Laura Martin (moderator)

Senior Analyst, Entertainment, Cable and Media, Needham & Company LLC​

2:00PM EDT- 3:15PM EDT

Streaming and Bundling

 

Laura Martin 

Senior Analyst, Entertainment, Cable and Media, Needham & Company LLC

 

Rahul Telang

Trustees Professor of Information Systems, Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University

 

Andrew Wallenstein

President and Chief Media Analyst, Variety Intelligence Platform

 

Ali Yurukoglu

Associate Professor, Economics, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

 

Scott Wallsten (moderator)

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

3:15 PM EDT- 3:25 PM EDT

Closing Remarks

Scott Wallsten

President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

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