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AR/VR Policy Conference

Wednesday, September 14, 202210:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Convene600 14th NWWashington DC , 20001

Event Summary

Immersive technology is poised to transform the way people work, play, and learn. From an emerging creator economy of virtual goods and services to cutting-edge applications that can improve education, health care, and manufacturing, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technologies are unlocking new opportunities to communicate, access information, and engage with the world. These changes raise important questions, and how policymakers respond will have profound implications for the economy and society.

Watch the second annual AR/VR Policy Conference. The event will feature a series of expert talks and panels discussing critical policy questions covering:

  • Privacy and safety
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Antitrust and interoperability
  • Content moderation and free expression
  • International trade and development
  • 5G and cybersecurity
  • Jobs, productivity, and the creator economy
  • Skills and education
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion and accessibility
  • Defense and national security
  • Digital government
  • Web3, NFTs, and cryptocurrency in the metaverse

To view the Agenda, visit arvrpolicy.org.

Location: Convene, 600 14th NW, Washington DC, 20001

Speakers

Chike
Chike Aguh@CRAguh
Chief Innovation Officer
US Department of Labor
Speaker
Farzaneh
Farzaneh Badii
Head of Outreach and Engagement
Digital Trust and Safety Partnership
Panelist
Daniel
Daniel Castro@castrotech
Vice President, ITIF, and Director, Center for Data Innovation
Moderator
Robert
Robert Fine@bobfine
Executive Director & Founder
IVRHA
Speaker
Kristina
Kristina Francis
Executive Director
JFFLabs
Panelist
Dylan
Dylan Gilbert
Privacy Policy Advisor
NIST
Panelist
Chris
Chris Hample
Principal
Booz Allen Hamilton
Maynard
Maynard Holliday
Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization Office
Department of Defense
Panelist
Elizabeth
Elizabeth Hyman
President and CEO
XR Association
Moderator
Darrell
Darrell Issa
Representative (R-CA)
U.S. Congress
Keynote Speaker
Christina
Christina Jackson
Public Policy Manager
Facebook
Panelist
Dan
Dan Jasnow
Associate
ArentFox Schiff
Panelist
Aaron
Aaron Kleiner
Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy
Unity
Panelist
Juan
Juan Londoño@JuanMLondonoR
Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Moderator
Miranda
Miranda Lutz
Director of Public Policy
XR Association
Moderator
Karim
Karim Mohammadali
Senior Analyst, Government Affairs and Public Policy
Google
Panelist
Kayleigh
Kayleigh Nauman
IP Attaché
United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
Panelist
Eli
Eli Noam
Director, Columbia Institute for Tele-Information
Columbia University Business School
Panelist
Joan
Joan O'Hara
Vice President of Public Policy
XRA
Moderator
Maureen
Maureen Ohlhausen@M_Ohlhausen
Former Acting Chairwoman
Federal Trade Commission
Panelist
Kristina
Kristina Podnar
Digital Policy Innovator
Speaker
Dan
Dan Risko
Government Affairs Manager
Transfr Inc.
Dirck
Dirck Schou
CEO
Taqtile
Panelist
Steven
Steven Swartz
Senior Sales Director
Tobii
Shane
Shane Tews@ShaneTews
Non-Resident Senior Fellow
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Panelist
Michael
Michael Toner@MikeToner
Chief Marketing Officer
Threedium
Panelist
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