Rob Atkinson appeared on Jordan Schneider’s China Talk podcast to discuss U.S. industrial policy grand strategy in light of China’s rise, what the US can expect from its allies on tech policy, as well as the “power trader” paradigm and how Albert Hirschmann’s analysis of 20th century Kaiser and Nazi trade policy helps explain China today.
Presentations: Robert D. Atkinson
January 22, 2021
December 10, 2020
Rob Atkinson spoke at the Asia Times webinar on the Biden Administration's tech policy, including the tech war with China.
May 7, 2019
Rob Atkinson participated in an expert panel discussion on emerging transportation technologies and the future of freight at the RailxTech conference.
December 6, 2018
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at the 2018 G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Montréal, Canada.
December 4, 2018
In a presentation to the National Economist Club, Rob Atkinson discussed U.S. manufacturers' preparedness for automation and new technologies.
November 18, 2018
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel on the consumer welfare standard at the inaugural "Challenges to Antitrust in a Changing Economy" conference, co-organized by Competition Policy International (CPI) and Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA).
October 12, 2018
At the sixth annual fall conference hosted by the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property , Rob Atkinson participated in a panel discussing "A Different Perspective on Big Data."
September 12, 2018
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at the "Revitalizing American Industries: Putting Technology and Workforce Development to Work" event hosted by Real Clear Politics.
June 8, 2018
Rob Atkinson presented on the next production revolution and its impact on employment at the "Summit on the Credentialing Economy" hosted by Connecting Credentials and Saylor Academy. The summit explored the evolving world of credentialing, including the value of credentials in seeking employment; technology tools to create and distribute credentials and emerging models and frameworks to ensure quality.
May 24, 2018
Rob Atkinson presented on the challenges and opportunities in driving Korean innovation for the the Next Production Revolution to an international conference focused on Korea’s growth as an innovative and inclusive nation on May 24th in Seoul, South Korea.