Presentations

September 20, 2016
Stephen Ezell lectured on Innovation and Evolutionary Economics as well as best practices in technology transfer and commercialization to the Technology Transfer Society’s USDA graduate education program.
September 14, 2016
Rob Atkinson presented at the Indiana State University School of Public and Environmental Affairs 2016 conference on what the next president should do to promote new technologies that radically improve production processes or that can be transformed into innovative new products.
June 28, 2016
Stephen Ezell spoke at a Center Forward Congressional briefing on “Why Life-Sciences Innovation is Politically Purple,” explaining that U.S. leadership in global life-sciences innovation has resulted from a strong bi-partisan commitment to support robust levels of public investment in basic life-sciences research.
June 6, 2016
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation on global best practices in Technology Transfer and Commercialization at the 2016 Bio Conference on June 6, 2016.
May 19, 2016
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation on May 19, 2016 at a CSIA-SIA Workshop on Semiconductor Global Value Chains in Beijing, China explaining why China benefits most by participating in open global value chains for the production and consumption of semiconductor components and end products.
May 12, 2016
Stephen Ezell presented ITIF’s Contributors and Detractors: Ranking Countries’ Contributions to Global Innovation at the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute on Thursday, May 12 and spoke about the report’s implications for Swedish innovation policy.
May 12, 2016
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation to the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis on Thursday, May 12 explaining how the Internet of Things will impact modern smart manufacturing processes and products and articulating why countries need national Internet of Things strategies.
April 28, 2016
ITIF Vice President of Global Innovation Policy presented at the 2016 NACFAM Annual Conference about how the landscape for U.S. manufacturing policy will look in 2017 under several scenarios.
April 27, 2016
At the “Symposium on Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth: Future Perspectives,” sponsored by The Growth Dialogue, OECD, and World Bank Group, Rob Atkinson discussed the new frontiers of the emerging internet economy including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, robotics, and more.
April 11, 2016
At the RoboUniverse conference in New York, Rob Atkinson dispelled the widely held misconceptions that robots kill jobs.

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