Past Events

January 26, 2010 - 2:00pm
ITIF hosts a presentation by Syracuse University Professor Milton Mueller over the movement to challenge exclusive property rights over informational goods and promote the concept of openness in communication-information policy.
December 15, 2009 - 3:30pm
ITIF discusses a report documenting the current state of digital piracy and describing how innovative technology such as content identification can be used to reduce piracy.
December 14, 2009 - 9:00am
A discussion with Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham, UK Business Ambassador and former Minister, UK Trade & Investment.
November 18, 2009 - 10:30am
A new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Breakthrough Institute, Rising Tigers, Sleeping Giant, is the first to benchmark public sector clean energy technology investments in four nations: China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. Please join ITIF and the Breakthrough Institute for a discussion of the report’s findings.
November 17, 2009 - 10:00am
ITIF releases a report that identifies the leading nations in mobile payments, explains why the United States lags so far behind, and offers policy recommendations.
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
ITIF hosts a discussion of the findings of a new study “Demand-Side Programs to Stimulate Adoption of Broadband: What Works?” by Professors Janice Hauge and James E. Prieger. In addition, ITIF releases the report “Policies to Increase Broadband Adoption at Home” that details a number of policy proposals that could significantly spur an increase in broadband adoption.
November 2, 2009 - 10:00am
ITIF hosts a discussion of the tension between regulation and innovation in the Internet context.
October 16, 2009 - 3:00pm
Professor and author Eric Brynjolfsson, one of the world’s leading authorities on the role of information technology in driving economic growth and business competitive advantage, presents findings from his new book "Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology is Reshaping the Economy."
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
American universities play an important role in spurring technological innovation, job creation and U.S. economic competitiveness. But they can do more, especially if the federal government makes a more concerted effort to help universities commercialize and transfer new technologies.
October 6, 2009 - 10:00am
The United States is losing ground quickly in the innovation sweepstakes to Japan, Denmark and other nations. There’s nothing mysterious about why: These and other nations have designed and funded federal policies to spur innovation, and we have not.