No one disputes that digital trade is an essential component of the 21st century economy, however, so it is critical to establish a clearer definition of just what constitutes unwarranted protectionism and under what circumstances governments are justified in limiting cross-border data flows. Please join ITIF for a debate between ITIF President Rob Atkinson and George Washington University Professor Susan Aaronson.
Please join ITIF for discussion of a new Nathan Associates report, The Semiconductor Global Value Chain: Generating Economic Benefits and Spurring Innovation, which outlines the benefits of participating in the global supply chain and the costs of going it alone—for nations and the world.
Please join ITIF for the release of a comprehensive report on productivity: why it has lagged and what it’s likely to do over the next two decades, why higher productivity won’t kill jobs, why conventional policy solutions are likely to be inadequate, and what governments should do to restore robust productivity growth.
Join ITIF as it releases an important new report explaining why HPC is increasingly vital to America’s economic competitiveness and details the intensifying global competition for HPC systems leadership, in particular the race to exascale computing.
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion with leaders in medical research, medical regulation, and pharmaceutical development for a discussion on the future of data-driven medicine and how European policymakers can support health data research initiatives.
Please join ITIF for a panel discussion on how policymakers can protect public discourse and civic participation, while not deterring parties from filing legitimate lawsuits.
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation and the Data Coalition for a panel discussion about the future of open government data in the United States.
At this event, ITIF will discuss a new report that analyzes the current proposals put forth to address the “going dark” problem. Following a presentation on the report, panelists will offer their reactions and discuss how policymakers can harness the benefits of encryption and put in place policies that both encourage advances in cryptography and protect the rule of law.
Please join ITIF for a discussion with Derek Cheung, a Ph.D. electrical engineer, former CEO of Rockwell Scientific, and author of the book Conquering the Electron, a fascinating history of electronics innovation, from the discovery of static electricity in the 1600s to today’s smartphones.
Join ITIF for a panel discussion about the future of Internet governance with key participants and observers of the ICANN55 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco.