Event Archive

June 2, 2021

In this half-day virtual policy conference, ITIF, in partnership with the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) and the Online News Association (ONA), brought together key stakeholders, experts, and thought leaders to discuss the future of deepfakes, disinformation, and democracy.

May 26, 2021

ITIF hosted a discussion on the impact of recent court rulings and proposed legislative changes to product liability laws on online marketplaces in the rapidly changing retail environment.

May 25, 2021

ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion marking the release of a new report that provides a comprehensive analysis of the DMA and policy recommendations to address its flaws. This webinar will be the first of two ITIF events on the topic.

May 24, 2021

ITIF and Geneva Network hosted a discussion on the role of IP rights in vaccine and therapeutic R&D, manufacturing, and preparedness for future pandemics. Panelists from around the world will discuss the best ways to scale up mass vaccine and therapeutic manufacturing and examine the implications that would arise from a global waiver of IP rights.

May 21, 2021

ITIF and Competition Policy International hosted the sixth in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust,” in which Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’s director of antitrust and innovation policy, sits down with leading scholars and antitrust enforcers in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere to discuss the path forward in making antitrust a foundation for innovation. Portuese and Baker will debate the implications of the paradigm shift in antitrust policies that he and other advocates are calling for.

May 19, 2021

ITIF hosted a discussion on energy RD&D in the federal budget, and prospects for FY 2022 with experts from ITIF and elsewhere.

May 11, 2021

ITIF hosted a discussion of this prospect, embodied in the proposed Partnerships for Energy Security and Innovation Act, which has won bipartisan, bicameral sponsorship.

May 7, 2021

ITIF and Competition Policy International hosted the fifth in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust,” in which Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’s director of antitrust and innovation policy, sits down with leading scholars and antitrust enforcers in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere to discuss the path forward in making antitrust a foundation for innovation.

May 5, 2021

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted an expert panel discussion about the EU’s AI legislation, including its feasibility, impact, and efficacy.

April 29, 2021

ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion about the report and the vital role IP has played throughout the pandemic.

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