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Agenda

ASPEN 2012 AGENDA

 

Video of Panels and Keynotes Now Available Below

 

Sunday, August 19

                                                                

6:00

Opening Reception

Welcoming Remarks

Philip J. Weiser, Dean, University of Colorado Law School, Thompson Professor of Law, and Executive Director and Founder of the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado

 

Monday, August 20

 

8:30

Keynote Address

Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, MIT

 

9:00

Panel:  Internet Governance in the 21st Century:  Global Considerations

Fiona Alexander, Associate Administrator, Office of International Affairs National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce

Naser Al-Rashedi, Representative to the International Telecommunication Union, United Arab Emirates Telecommunication Regulatory Authority

Renato Opice Blum, Partner, Opice Blum Advogados Associados

Kathy Brown, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility, Verizon

Stephen Crocker, Chairman, Board of Directors, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Chief Executive Officer, Shinkuro, Inc

Luigi Gambardella, Chairman, Executive Board, European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO)

Amb. David Gross, Partner, Wiley Rein (moderator)

 

10:30

Keynote Address

Jon Summers, Senior Vice President, Applications and Service Infrastructure, AT&T

 

11:00

Panel:  The Internet Ecosystem:  Policy Issues for the Next Four Years

James Assey, Executive Vice President, National Cable & Telecommunications Association

Pablo Chavez, Director of Public Policy, Google

Brett Feldman, Vice President, US Telecom Services, Deutsche Bank

Kyle McSlarrow, President, Comcast/NBC Universal, Washington, D.C.,Comcast Corporation

Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Thomas Tauke, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Policy and Communications, Verizon

Scott Wallsten, Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

 

12:30

Lunch: Keynote Address

Gordon Crovitz, Co-Founder, Press+ and Columnist and Former Publisher, Wall Street Journal

 

2:00-3:30

Concurrent Breakout Session:  Copyright and Piracy after SOPA/PIPA:  Finding Common Ground

Meredith A. Baker, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, NBCUniversal

Stan Liebowitz, Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics, Management School, University of Texas at Dallas

Jill Lesser, Executive Director, Center for Copyright Information

Daniel Raimer, Chief Legal Officer, RapidShare

Michael D. Smith, Professor of Information Systems and Marketing, Co-Director, Center for Digital Media Research, Carnegie Mellon University

Chris Sprigman, University of Virginia School of Law

Joe Waz, President, Altura West LLC and Senior Fellow, Silicon Flatirons Center (moderator)

 

2:00-3:30

Concurrent Breakout Session:  The Future of Internet Economics

Rebecca Arbogast, Vice President, Global Public Policy, Comcast Corporation

Kyle Dixon, Vice President, Public Policy, Time Warner, Inc.

Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge

Shane Greenstein, Kellogg Chair of Information Technology, Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Kathleen O’Brien Ham, Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Fernando Laguarda, Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor, Time Warner Cable

Gregory L. Rosston, Deputy Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Deputy Director, Public Policy, Stanford University

Scott Wallsten, Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

 

2:00-3:30

Concurrent Breakout Session:  Cybersecurity:  Public and Private Roles

Ed Black, President and CEO, Computer & Communications Industry Association

Kathy Brown, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility, Verizon

Alan Charles Raul, Global Coordinator, Data Security and Information Law, Sidley Austin

Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow, China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Mark Weatherford, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Shane Tews, Vice President, Global Public Policy, VeriSign (moderator)

 

6:00

Reception, Dinner and Keynote

Philip Falcone, Chief Executive Officer, Harbinger Capital Partners

 

Tuesday, August 21

 

9:00

Keynote Address

Kent Walker, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Google

 

9:30

Panel: Internet Competition: Implications for Antitrust

Susan Athey, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University and Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research New England

Tim Bresnahan, Landau Professor in Technology and the Economy, Stanford University

Carlos Kirjner, Vice President and Senior Analyst, Internet, Alliance Bernstein

William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Professor of Law; Director, Competition Law Center, George Washington University

Edith Ramirez, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google

Thomas Lenard, President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

 

11:00

Keynote Address

Tim Westergren, Chief Strategy Officer & Founder, Pandora 

 

11:30

Panel:  Multistakeholder Processes for Privacy:  Regulation, Self-Regulation or Markets

Julie Brill, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Tony Hadley, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Experian

Stuart Ingis, Partner, Venable LLP

Bernie McKay, Chief Public Policy Officer and Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Intuit

Russell Schrader, Associate General Counsel, Global Enterprise Risk, and Chief Privacy Officer, Visa

Catherine Tucker, Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in IT and Management and Associate Professor of Marketing, MIT Sloan School of Management

Thomas Lenard, President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute (moderator)

 

12:45

Closing Luncheon and Author Conversation

Andrew Keen, Internet Entrepreneur and Author

Declan McCullagh, Chief Political Correspondent, CNET (moderator)

 



 

Featured speakers

 

The Honorable Julie Brill

 

 

Erik Brynjolfsson

 

Gordon Crovitz

 

Philip Falcone

 

 

The Honorable Maureen Ohlhausen

 

The Honorable Edith Ramirez

 

Jon Summers

 

 

Kent Walker

 

 

Tim Westergren