From sensor-laden assembly lines that reduce downtime and improve quality control to factory floors networked to automatically respond to environmental conditions in real time, the Internet of Things promises to dramatically improve the industrial sector.
Please join ITIF as it releases a seminal new report ranking 56 nations on the extent to which their policies either contribute to or detract from global innovation. The event also will discuss what countries, individually and collectively, need to do to enact innovation-based growth policies that move toward a more effective global innovation system that maximizes commonly shared global prosperity and positions humanity to better deal with grand challenges.
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion and release of a new report examining why a comprehensive national strategy that addresses the numerous obstacles facing the Internet of Things is necessary to ensure the United States can successfully secure the benefits of this promising technology.
Please join the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation in Brussels on 9 December for an expert panel discussion on the role and influence of multisided Internet market platforms such as Facebook, Google, Spotify, and Uber, and the questions they raise for policymakers.
Using software to solve complex problems by analyzing data—known as algorithmic decision-making—offers incredible potential for the public and private sectors to operate more effectively, efficiently, and equitably.
Please join Arent Fox LLP, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), and George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) for an engaging policy forum where cyber security leaders from industry, government, and academia will discuss the ever-changing landscape of cyber security threats.
Please join ITIF as the authors of "Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors" share key conclusions from the book and their implications for America’s innovation policymakers.
Despite the real, persistent problem of the digital divide, the tech policy world remains transfixed by net neutrality. Join ITIF for an expert panel discussion of a new ITIF report proposing a legislative grand bargain that would give the FCC clear jurisdiction to regulate net neutrality while at the same time appropriating significant new funds for a national digital divide initiative.
Join the Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion about how technology experts and government leaders are marshaling open data to improve food safety and how civic tech applications can help address more of these types of public health concerns in the future.
Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States later this month, please join ITIF on September 17 for an expert panel discussion exploring the ramifications of China’s economic and trade strategies and delving into potential remedies and responses.