Countries competing to be leaders in the use of artificial intelligence face a common threat in the prospect that China could rise to dominate the field, which would put them at a disadvantage across key sectors of the economy.
The escalating trade war between the United States and China has launched an intense debate in Washington about what, if anything, the U.S. should do in response to China's mercantilist policies. Join ITIF for a spirited debate about the fraught economic political realities of the U.S.-China trading relationship and the best-available options for policymakers.
There are growing calls from the administration, Congress, and some presidential candidates to either break up big tech companies or subject them to more careful scrutiny out of concern they may be violating competition laws.
Please join ITIF for an expert panel discussion on the current state and future potential of robotics across all sectors of the U.S. economy. Where are we today with robotic development? What are the key technological challenges to overcome? What is the government’s role in supporting robotics development and adoption? And, of course, what is the likely impact on employment?
There has been a recent wave of criticism about the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement. San Francisco has even gone so far as to ban the use of the technology across government, and other state and local governments are considering similar measures.