Daniel Castro will speak about Internet governance in the global economy at an event sponsored by the U.S.-Japan Research Institute. Learn more.
Surveillance Costs: The NSA's Impact on The Economy, Information Security, and Internet Freedom
Daniel Castro will speak about the NSA’s impact on the economy, information security, and Internet freedom at a New America Foundation event. Register for the event.
Canada at a Crossroads
While Canada currently lags behind many developed countries in terms of IP protections, the recently concluded Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) and the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations represent opportunities for Canada to adopt globally-accepted IP protections and to improve its enforcement efforts. Michelle Wein will participate in this panel discussion, which will explore Canada's weak IP environment and consider measures for improvement going forward. It is sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center.
Innovation, Technology Transfer & Commercialization
Companies, states and federal agencies are making stronger efforts to move their inventions and innovations out of research labs to the marketplace. Matthew Stepp participated in this panel discussion, sponsored by the National Governor’s Association, which highlighted some recent examples of these efforts, focusing on the lessons learned for other states to consider.
The Frontiers of Economic Integration Conference
Stephen Ezell participated in a panel on Electronic Commerce and Data Privacy at the Frontiers of Economic Integration Conference hosted by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs on October 30 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Performance Management and Good Governance
With the explosion of the mobile web and cloud computing, as well as the continued fallout from the PRISM revelations, international IT policy issues are a central concern for nations around the world. Robert Atkinson discussed current issues and potential reforms designed to address the challenges we face at this forum for Danish officials sponsored by the Copenhagen Business School.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act turns 15
The Association for Competitive Technology hosted a panel discussion which assessed the DCMA’s history, the truths and misconceptions about what the law does (and what it doesn’t do), how it’s holding up after 15 years, and where Congress is looking to make amendments.
Public Policy Opportunities and Challenges for Public Data
With the Government Shutdown of 2013 over, public data advocates can return to educating lawmakers on the importance of their work. In advance of Data Innovation Day 2014, this webinar will provide an overview of the major policy issues at both the state and national levels affecting public data collection and use.