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.
Presentations: Robert D. Atkinson
June 8, 2018
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.
March 8, 2018
Rob Atkinson participated in a public workshop held by the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. The workshop explored issues regarding competition in the contact lens marketplace, consumer access to contact lenses, prescription release and portability, and related subjects.
October 11, 2017
The United States used to dominate the world in R&D investment, with its federal funding alone exceeding the rest of the world’s public and private spending combined. But no more. Today, the U.S. government accounts for less than 10 percent of the global R&D pie. Rob Atkinson explained whither and why at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.
September 27, 2017
Speaking in São Paulo, Brazil, to an audience of Senate, Chamber of Deputies, and Court technical staff, Rob Atkinson outlined the keys to digital trade success and explained that a growing number of companies in various industries are relying on cross border data flows.
September 25, 2017
In a presentation hosted by the FHC Foundation in São Paulo, Brazil, Rob Atkinson provided an overview of the history of technological disruption and the effects of technology-driven change in a variety of occupations.
August 7, 2017
Speaking at the NCSL 2017 Legislative Summit in Boston, Rob Atkinson explained the state role in reviving U.S. manufacturing.
July 8, 2017
It’s Simple: To Compete in the Global Economy, Solve Fiscal Problems, and Raise Living Standards, We Need More Productivity
Speaking at Les Rencontres Economiques d’Aix-en-Provence, Rob Atkinson argued we need to accelerate productivity growth to raise standards of living.
June 29, 2017
In a presentation at the Pacific Alliance Forum in Cali, Colombia, Rob Atkinson provides a detailed set of recommendations for Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru to successfully forge a digital market alliance for their region.
March 23, 2017
In a presentation to Bruegel, Rob Atkinson explained that instead of fretting about tech killing jobs, we should be worrying about how to boost record-low productivity growth—the only sustainable way to increase living standards.