Past Events

April 30, 2009 - 9:00am
Please join us for a provocative forum with award-winning scientist and science fiction writer David Brin general to explore how we can restore faith that progress and innovation will lead to a better future
April 29, 2009 - 3:15pm
Join ITIF & LSE in London to discuss findings from a report that estimates the impact on employment of additional investment in three important technologies: broadband Internet, intelligent transportation systems, and the smart grid.
April 21, 2009 - 2:00pm
A debate on the Google Book Search settlement, its implications, and the broader issues of orphan works and digital libraries.
March 17, 2009 - 1:00pm
Please join ITIF and our distinguished panel to discuss how IT is shaping medical research and learn about current projects to harness massive amounts of computing power and data to tackle important health issues. In addition, this event will explore possible national strategies to advance these technologies for the benefit of all Americans.
March 5, 2009 - 9:30am
ITIF release a report on the need for next-generation broadband in the United States.
February 25, 2009 - 9:00am
In this event, ITIF will release a report that uses 16 indicators to assess the global innovation-based competitiveness of 36 countries and 4 regions. Thr report finds that while the U.S. still leads the EU in innovation-based competitiveness, it ranks sixth overall. Moreover, the U.S. ranks last in progress toward the new knowledge-based innovation economy over the last decade.
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
Korea declared its ambitious vision for Low-Carbon Green Growth in order to deal with the climate change issue and create a new development paradigm.
February 6, 2009 - 12:00pm
Unless broadband stimulus measures are crafted in a way that spurs the most investment for a given amount of public support, the opportunity for stimulus and broadband deployment will be reduced.
January 30, 2009 - 9:00am
Under current tax law, U.S. companies can defer the U.S. tax on the profits earned by their foreign-based subsidiaries until they transfer those profits back to the parent company here in the United States. In their new report, Robert Shapiro and Aparna Mathur analyze the impact of temporarily reducing the U.S. tax on repatriated profits on U.S. jobs, capital investment, and the financial squeeze.
January 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Please join us on January 13, 2009 for a breakfast forum on Globalization and Technology Standards as four internationally recognized experts in the field provide an overview of the global framework for standardization, and the respective roles of the government and private sector in the United States in setting direction for the U.S. standards system and its interface with the global system.