In a new report, ITIF explores how the media has portrayed technology over the past 30 years and finds that there has been a notable shift in the tone of coverage towards a more pessimistic view of technology. Join ITIF for a presentation of the report findings as well as a panel discussion about trends in tech reporting and the way that citizens, businesses, and policymakers should adapt to this changing environment.
Join ITIF for the first event in its @Work series to discuss insights from leading countries’ workforce retraining programs, plus leading efforts in the United States, such as the innovative efforts at LIFT, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, one of America’s new Institutes of Manufacturing Innovation. Panelists will discuss how lessons from these leading programs can translate into policies and actions bolstering America’s approach to workforce retraining.
President Trump’s administration will likely bring fundamental changes in jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Commission. Many expect former Chairman Wheeler’s signature policy shift—using the pretext of net neutrality rules to classify Broadband Internet Access Services as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act—to be undone. How that undoing is done matters immensely. Join ITIF as we host a panel of experts to discuss this question and more.
Please join ITIF for a panel of experts to discuss important questions related to America’s manufacturing strategy for the new administration and Congress.
Join ITIF and Brookings to discuss how the incoming administration and Congress can bolster technology transfer and commercialization policies to ensure that federal R&D investments yield stronger commercial results, in large part by better coordinating with regional economies.
Join the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Technology Policy Institute for a morning of expert panel discussions on how the incoming administration can accelerate the pace of innovation in the U.S. economy.
Join ITIF for a discussion abut the future of federal clean energy innovation policy and the release of a new report on energy innovation priorities.
Please join ITIF for a thought-provoking conversation with leaders in the quantum computing field. The discussion will delve into key issues for policymakers, starting with a primer on what quantum computing is and where the technology is headed, then exploring various questions.
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion on the strategies countries are using to support the Internet of Things, the early European successes with this technology, and the opportunities for policymakers in the EU and member states to support the development and deployment of smart technologies.
Please join ITIF for an event discussing how smart manufacturing will shape the future of U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and what public policies are needed to keep the United States at the global forefront of this emerging manufacturing revolution.