Join Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for its sixth annual Innovation Policy Day (IPD) at SXSW in Austin, TX.Innovation Policy Day is a day-long summit that brings together a diverse group of panelists to discuss policies that impact the emerging & disruptive technologies changing the way we live & work.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9:00 AM (CDT): Doors open, Breakfast served
9:30 AM:Robots & Machine Learning: Perils & Promise
This panel will explore the ideal roadmap for positive outcomes in AI including the policy principles for the industry, how AI will empower workers & how we can prepare for this next generation of the workforce.
Michael Hayes, CTA(moderator)
Michael Kratsios, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
Lynne Parker, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
Austin Carson, NVIDIA
Bari Williams, All Turtles
11:00 AM:Building a 21st Century Workforce
This panel will discuss ways to encourage greater adoption of non-traditional educational pathways - such as apprenticeships, train-to-hire programs & internships - to introduce Americans to high-demand careers in tech & help our country build a competitive & fully-equipped 21st century workforce.
Jennifer Taylor, CTA (moderator)
Tyra Mariani, New America
Sean Thurman, Walmart
Kelli Jordan, IBM
Kate Sheerin, Google
NOON: Lunch served
12:30 PM: Tech-xit: Is the EU too Tough on Tech?
Over the last two decades, European regulators have targeted leading U.S. tech innovators, placing heavy burdens on privacy, copyright, tax, & competition rules for major tech companies. Is the EU too tough on tech?
Tiffany Moore, CTA(moderator)
Tomas Baert, Ambassador of the EU to the US
Danielle Osler, Android
Weston Dombroski, Patreon
2:00 PM:Will Attacks on Section 230 Unravel the Internet?
This panel of experts will discuss the recent attacks on CDA 230 & how they can impact the technology industry -and the internet-forever.
Michael Petricone, CTA (moderator)
Kate Tummarello, Engine
Arthur Rizer, R street
3:10 PM: The Crossroads of Technology & Innovation
Fireside Chat with Andrei Iancu, Director of the United States Patent & Trademark Office
3:30 PM: Up Next in Transportation: Flying Cars & Drones?
This panel will discuss the advantages of & challenges for urban air mobility in cities & how industry & government are addressing the policy, economic, social, environmental, & legal barriers.
Jamie Boone, CTA (moderator)
Danielle Burr, Uber
Michael Thacker, Bell Helicopter
Finch Fulton, Department of Transportation
Jaclyn Louis, Intel