Professor Ken Kraemer, the co-author of a recent study of IT value chains, discussed the nature of the global supply chain for the iPod and notebook computer: where value is created, what each nation specializes in, and how much value each captures. Kraemer and ITIF President Rob Atkinson then discussed what kinds of public policies the United States needs to adopt to ensure that we stay competitive and capture a larger share of the value chain.
A discussion of the white space issue, with a particular focus on how emerging technologies can open up spectrum white spaces to unlicensed devices and thereby spur a new round of digital innovation.
A discussion of the importance of four free trade agreements currently under consideration, featuring Jamie Estrada, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, U.S. Department of Commerce; Marc Lautenbach, Americas General Manager, IBM Corporation; and John Zogby, pollster president of Zogby International.
A briefing event to unveil the new ITIF report featuring presentations from Robert Atkinson, President of ITIF, and Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst with ITIF. See details and video from the event.
A luncheon briefing on how the latest developments in communications technologies are improving the ability of public safety organizations to keep us safer.
At this event, ITIF released a new report that outlines specific steps Congress and the Administration can take to combat this new wave of technology protectionism. It featured remarks by Congressman Artur Davis, 7th District, Alabama.
ITIF presented a dialogue between Scott Wallsten, Director of Communications Policy at the Progress and Freedom Foundation, and Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and author of the forthcoming ITIF report. The debate was moderated by Kathleen Wallman. See video and presentation slides from the event.
See video, presentation slides, and other details from ITIF debate to mark the release of new ITIF report.
Featuring a presentation from Ian Fletcher, Chief Executive, UK Office of Intellectual Property, followed by a discussion moderated by ITIF President Dr. Robert Atkinson. The Forum took place at ITIF offices in Washington, DC.