Conference to focus on Internet innovation
Last Updated: 15:23 February 5, 2013
The event will be held at the Wolf Law Building on the CU-Boulder campus. Speakers will discuss emerging changes in the Internet environment. In particular, the panelists will consider three policy dimensions: interoperability and interconnection, Internet governance, and innovation and competition.
Scheduled keynote speakers are to be: Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive, AT&T; Glenn A. Britt, chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable Inc.; U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo.; and Larry Strickling, assistant secretary for communications and information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Other speakers and panelists include leaders from the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Google, Level 3 Communications Inc., Verizon, Walt Disney Co. and Public Knowledge.
"As they confront challenging Internet policy issues, policymakers benefit greatly from the opportunity to discuss a changing environment with key thought leaders from industry, practice and nongovernmental organizations," said Phil Weiser, dean of the CU law school and executive director and founder of Silicon Flatirons. "At Silicon Flatirons, we work hard to attract top leaders and provide a trusted forum for this dialogue."
The Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship is an interdisciplinary research center at the law school. Silicon Flatirons' core mission is to elevate the debate surrounding technology policy issues, support and enable entrepreneurship in the technology community and inspire, prepare and place students in these important areas.
Conference attendees can earn 12 continuing legal education general credits. For those unable to attend, the conference will be webcast at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/coloradolawschool.
Registration is available at http://www.siliconflatirons.com/registration.php?id=1122.
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