Wednesday, September 10, 2014

internet regulation event in DC

Internet Regulation in 2020
Keck Center, Room 100 * Washington, D.C. * October 17, 2014

8:00am            Registration

8:30am            Welcome and Introduction
Stuart Benjamin, Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director, Center for Innovation Policy, Duke Law School
Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director, Center for Innovation Policy, Duke Law School

8:40am            Keynote Address
                        Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, Inc.

9:40am            Operation and Engineering
What are the most significant realistic changes in network architecture, capacity, and connectivity by 2020? In what ways might these developments be affected, perhaps even precluded, by regulatory policy? In what ways might these developments in turn affect regulatory policy? What are the costs and benefits of these developments and their possible regulation?
Tim Berners-Lee, 3Com Founders Professor of Engineering, MIT; Professor, University of Southampton (UK); Director, World Wide Web Consortium; Director, World Wide Web Foundation
KC Claffy, Director, Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA)
Henning Schulzrinne, Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Mathematical Methods and Computer Science, Columbia University; Technology Advisor, Federal Communications Commission
Daniel Weitzner, Principal Research Scientist & Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) Decentralized Information Group, MIT
Moderator: Arti Rai

11:25am          Industry Structure and Business Models
Beyond the current pending mergers, what changes to the business of data delivery over the Internet are important and reasonably likely by 2020? What new categories of providers might arise, and which might diminish, with what consequences? How will these developments affect, and be affected by, regulatory policy? What are the costs and benefits of these developments and their possible regulation?
Paul de Sa, Senior Analyst, Bernstein Research
Sharon Gillett, Principal Technology Policy Strategist, Microsoft Corporation
William Lehr, Economist, CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Moderator:James Speta, Class of 1940 Research Professor of Law, Northwestern Law School

12:35pm          Lunch Break

1:50pm            Address: “The Relationship Between Law and Competition: A New FCC Perspective
Jonathan Sallet, General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission

2:30pm            Regulatory Approaches
What metrics or modes of analysis should policymakers use to determine what sorts of regulatory decisions should be made in the near future, and which can and should await future developments? How should policymakers balance regulatory certainty and flexibility in a manner that allows innovation to advance effectively and minimizes administrative costs and delays?
Ruth Milkman, Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission
Jonathan Nuechterlein, General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget of the Executive Office of the President of the United States
Moderator: Stuart Benjamin

3:40pm            Reception

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