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.
Innovation & Economic Growth: Rationales for a National Innovation Strategy
Atkinson gave the keynote address at Tecnomamangement 2013, a technology and innovation conference sponsored by the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives and the Mexican Association of Computer Professionals. He discussed the specific policies necessary to implement a national innovation strategy and expand economic growth through innovation.
R&D Tax Incentives to Stimulate Competitiveness, jobs and Growth
Ezell will moderate a discussion on the use of tax reforms to spur innovation. It will include an analysis of recent laws passed by the government of Belgium to create a tax code that provides stronger support for innovation, R&D and entrepreneurship.
Implications of Localization Barriers in the Modern Global Economy
Robert Atkinson will speak on forced localization at the "Implications of Localization Barriers in the Modern Global Economy" event in Geneva, Switzerland. He will be a part of a discussion among senior diplomats, business leaders and policy experts on the impact of localization measures on international trade.