Conference Track

Innovation Policy

Tech entrepreneurs and policymakers must work together to promote growth and innovation. Our nation’s economy and world leadership depend on it. Come hear top innovators, policymakers and regulators discuss hot-button topics that impact and drive innovation.

Tuesday, January 7

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Tech is Ready for Our 5G Future

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

5G is a catalyst for disruption innovation on a massive scale. 5G has the power to transform the way we live in immeasurable and positive ways. Hear from wireless companies, device makers, and innovators on how 5G will transform the future.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Taking Off: Innovations in Transportation

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

New forms of transportation are coming, from underground hyperloop systems, to self-driving and flying cars, and e-scooters. Hear how industry and policymakers are preparing for the transportation system of the future.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Insights with the FCC and FTC

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

FCC and FTC Commissioners discuss critical regulatory and policy issues, including privacy, infrastructure, 5G, accessibility, the Internet of Things, regulatory reform, disruptive innovation, and technological convergence, among other hot topics.

Wednesday, January 8

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

The Global Race for Leadership in AI

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Whoever leads in AI will lead the world. This adage has spurred nations into a global AI race. Panelists will discuss how the pursuit of economic, government, and ethical leadership in AI is shaping both technology and global politics.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Innovation and Privacy: How We Keep Both

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Data is the lifeblood of innovation and drives competition. However, concerns about privacy are growing and government is considering new privacy laws. This panel will discuss how data powers innovation and what we should do to protect consumers’ information.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

The Future of Section 230

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Section 230 makes the speaker, not the host platform responsible for online speech.   This law enables free speech and US tech leadership. What happens if Section 230 is weakened or goes away?

Thursday, January 9

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Blockchain Building Better Business

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Blockchain technology has the ability to streamline how we do business.  It can build trust with customers and maximize profits for businesses.  But is there the right regulatory framework to reach these capabilities, and how can we prevent falling behind?

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Global Trade Flux - Challenges and Opportunity

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Hear trade experts’ ideas for the best path forward in 2020. Tariffs on tech are at an all-time high. WTO cases on unfair trade practices are grinding to a halt. Trade agreements on the horizon offer hope for new opportunities.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Should Big Tech be Broken Up?

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Tech companies have created unprecedented opportunity for people around the globe. Many of those companies are now facing unprecedented scrutiny of their size and market power. This panel will explore whether competition is alive and well in the tech industry.

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