August 20, 2015 - If you missed the Technology Policy Institute's Aspen Forum this year, videos of the panels and keynotes are now available.
August 10, 2015 - The 2015 Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum begins this Sunday, August 16 and runs through August 18. The signature event will once again offer thoughtful discussion on topics impacting the information and technology industries. Discussion panels, working groups and keynotes include, in addition to the above, such timely topics as global aspects of internet regulation, the expansion of universal service funds to broadband, network neutrality, intellectual property and competition policy, and a host of others. Registration is still open and can be performed on the TPI website.
August 7, 2015 - Technology Policy Institute's 2015 Aspen Forum opening reception next Sunday evening will include a lively conversation between Michael Daniel, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, and Alan Raul, Sidley Austin LLP partner and former Vice Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
August 6, 2015 - The Technology Policy Institute has confirmed participants for the 2015 Aspen Forum breakout sessions. The three informal, off-the-record breakout sessions will cover the pertinent topics of music licensing, intellectual property and competition policy, and unlicensed spectrum. The Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 16 - 18 and registration can still be performed online.
July 29, 2015 - Freeing up more federal government spectrum - potentially the largest source of additional spectrum for wireless broadband - requires a combination of administrative/budgetary and market mechanisms, stated Thomas Lenard in testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for the hearing, "Wireless Broadband and the Future of Spectrum Policy." In addition, he noted, spectrum licensed for mobile satellite services (MMS) is the largest block of available spectrum in the short run.