Events

Upcoming Events

January 28, 2019

Join the DiploFoundation and the ITIF's Center for Data Innovation to learn about key findings from a new DiploFoundation report exploring the opportunities and challenges of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in international relations, and a discussion on the need for further research on using AI to promote diplomatic efforts.

February 7, 2019

Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion about the future of open data in the U.S. and how to address the challenges related to implementing the newly passed OPEN Government Data Act.

February 12, 2019

Join ITIF for an expert panel discussion exploring how new technologies are transforming the freight transportation industry and what the best regulatory approaches will be for the freight delivery supply chain.

February 20, 2019

Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a conversation about how the public and private sectors can work together to accelerate the use of Artificial Intelligence to combat fake news as the European Union prepares for its upcoming elections.

Past Events

December 12, 2018

While the technology industry was once seen as being committed to building a better and smarter world, shifting public perceptions towards the tech industry have caused it to go on the defensive when it comes to issues ranging from data privacy to income equity, workplace diversity, and antitrust enforcement. Has the technology industry become worthy of the same scrutiny as the oil, banking, or airline industry? Join ITIF for an in-depth discussion of these critical issues, including an assessment of the validity of commonly voiced concerns and what the industry needs to do to avoid becoming the next Big Oil.

December 11, 2018

What should we make of large corporations today? Of all that can be said about large corporations—statistics, anecdotes, trend lines, and historical comparisons—which are the facts that matter most, and how should policymakers respond? Join ITIF for a spirited debate moderated by CNN's Lydia DePillis between ITIF President Robert Atkinson and Columbia University Law Professor Tim Wu on the role and influence of big business in today’s economy and society.

December 5, 2018

The U.S. needs to cultivate more and better clusters of small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturing firms in order to compete in a global industry with an increased reliance on smart manufacturing technologies. Join ITIF for a morning conference exploring how digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things are reshaping modern manufacturing and what policymakers can do to help foster high-performance SME manufacturing clusters.

December 4, 2018

While many nations have developed national strategies to support the development and adoption of AI, the United States has not. Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for the release of a new report laying out a detailed national AI strategy and a panel discussion about the ways in which policymakers can make the United States more competitive in the global AI race.

December 3, 2018

From flying taxis to hypersonic and suborbital flights, civil aviation companies are studying frontiers that were once reserved for science fiction. But, realizing the next wave of aviation innovation will require both the public and private sector to work together. Join ITIF for an expert panel discussion on the future of the U.S. aerospace industry and the polices needed to protect the safety of the national aerospace system without inhibiting innovation.