Upcoming Events

May 31, 2022

The Bipartisan Innovation Act (BIA), now in Congressional conference, will be the final legislative product of the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition Act and the House’s 2022 America COMPETES Act.

June 2, 2022

Federal agencies routinely use a mix of custom and commercial off-the-shelf, or COTS, products for their enterprise and customer-facing IT solutions.

June 3, 2022

Please join ITIF for an expert discussion about how to integrate the Schumpeterian perspective into competition policy as an alternative to the Neo-Brandeisian movement agenda.

June 14, 2022

The federal government is in the process of allocating an unprecedented amount of money to close the digital divide. Many of these funds will be sent to states who will distribute them to broadband projects.

June 14, 2022

Today’s modern global economy is increasingly knowledge-, innovation-, and information technology-based. But across North America, which states and provinces are faring best in that competition?

June 15, 2022

It’s been nearly a decade since the FTC updated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, which implements the law that governs the collection of personal information from children under 13.

June 28, 2022

5G wireless technology is being rolled out in the United States and around the world. By mid-decade there will be an estimated 3 billion 5G connected users, globally.

June 29, 2022

Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on the Online Safety Bill, its implications for encryption and anonymity, and how policymakers can balance online safety with competing goals.

July 19, 2022

As the metaverse continues to grow and mature, social extended reality (XR) may eventually become the new standard for online interaction. Therefore, it is essential that user safety be a top priority.

Past Events

May 25, 2022

The Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA) is currently under discussion by the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers. The AIA aspires to be the world’s first legislative framework to comprehensively regulate AI and AI-powered systems.

May 24, 2022

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are creating opportunities to improve K-12 education.

May 17, 2022

In a moment of turmoil in global energy markets and an era of relentless climate disruption, clean energy innovation must remain a national priority for the United States.

May 3, 2022

Active carbon management technologies—like carbon capture and storage, and direct air capture—eliminate emissions from power and industrial plants and draw down atmospheric carbon emissions.

April 28, 2022

Please join ITIF for the latest in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust.” In this installment, Julie Carlson will sit down with former chief economists from the DOJ and FTC to discuss their views on the planned revisions to the guidelines.