ITIF Vice President of Global Innovation Policy presented at the 2016 NACFAM Annual Conference about how the landscape for U.S. manufacturing policy will look in 2017 under several scenarios.
April 28, 2016
April 27, 2016
At the “Symposium on Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth: Future Perspectives,” sponsored by The Growth Dialogue, OECD, and World Bank Group, Rob Atkinson discussed the new frontiers of the emerging internet economy including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, robotics, and more.
April 11, 2016
At the RoboUniverse conference in New York, Rob Atkinson dispelled the widely held misconceptions that robots kill jobs.
April 6, 2016
In a presentation to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science for the Government of Australia, Rob Atkinson discussed the historical and structural reasons for U.S. innovation leadership and global best practices for innovation policy.
April 1, 2016
Rob Atkinson gave an overview of the tactics and strategy responsible for the rapid growth of the East Asian economy and compared it to the opportunities available for Latin America.
February 16, 2016
Rob Atkinson opened his presentation to the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee Secretariat at the European Parliament by discussing the differences between digital hype and digital reality.
February 10, 2016
In a presentation to the Small Business Economic Research Forum put on by the Small Business Administration, Rob Atkinson described the various ways many economists incorrectly think about tech and innovation and proposed that looking at an economy as an evolutionary system is a more grounded approach.
October 13, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented at Engaged Citizens: Digital Government Showcase & Discussion that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah as a part of the 2015 NASCIO Annual Conference.
September 29, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented to the Association of American Publishers Fall Policy Exchange on the history and current state of tech populism and how it skews tech policy debates.
September 21, 2015
Rob Atkinson discussed the current state of U.S. innovation-based competitiveness and the R&D tax credit in the context of both competitiveness and tax reform at the Bloomberg Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium.