Event Archive

September 26, 2018

The European Commission is pursuing major initiatives in artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. AI provides attackers new cybersecurity vulnerabilities, but it is also a powerful tool for automating cyber defenses.

September 25, 2018

Quantum computing offers the extraordinary potential to analyze in minutes problems a conventional computer could take thousands of years to solve. It represents “the space race of the computing era,” and few people understand it as well as Professor Michelle Simmons.

September 25, 2018

The European Union’s new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), went into effect on May 25, 2018. Pressure is mounting for lawmakers to take a position.

September 18, 2018

Economic theory suggests a tax on carbon emissions is the most efficient way to reduce them. But another important effect of such a tax would be to induce innovation in clean energy technology.

September 13, 2018

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation will host a public forum with key stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia to discuss the latest developments in using data to improve health care outcomes, reduce health care costs, and empower patients.

July 25, 2018

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a discussed the various strategies countries are using to promote the development and adoption of AI.

July 12, 2018

U.S.-China economic tensions are escalating, raising serious questions. What are the prospects of these tit-for-tat tariff measures escalating into a full-blown trade war?

June 28, 2018

ITIF and the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee hosted an expert panel discussion on how policymakers can protect consumer and business access to encryption and put in place policies that both encourage advances in cryptography and protect the rule of law.

June 27, 2018

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a conversation about data sharing in Europe and the steps policymakers can take to make more data available and reusable in Europe.

June 27, 2018

ITIF hosted an expert discussion how the Department of Energy (DOE) can best foster innovation.

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