Past Teleconferences

Employment Impacts of Emerging Technologies

July 31, 2013

As artificial intelligence moves forward, the question is increasingly posed: Is innovation destroying jobs much faster than it will create them?

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Emerging Issues in Energy Policy

July 12, 2013

As the development of new technologies accelerates, so does the rate at which technology policy must adapt to this changing world. This requires more than reactive policymaking; we must ask new questions, reframe old ones, and we must consider the future beyond the next five or ten years. Emerging technologies require long-term thinking, and that’s what we do.

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The Impact of the Sequester of Innovation

May 7, 2013

Jennifer Poulakidas, head of government relations for the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and a member of the Task Force on American Innovation.

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Briefing with European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx

March 27, 2013

Peter Hustinx, Europe’s top privacy official, has been a guest of C-PET in Washington on more than one occasion. This briefing was by teleconference and accessible worldwide.

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President Obama’s Cybersecurity Order

February 20, 2013

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. eastern C-PET hosted a timely briefing by leading cybersecurity expert and C-PET Senior Fellow Jody Westby focusing on President Obama’s much-awaited Executive Order on cybersecurity.

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Internet Governance After Dubai

December 19, 2012

A debrief led by Ambassador Terry Kramer, head of the U.S. delegation, and roundtable discussion involving panelists from corporate, civil society, and global perspectives.

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Is there a Role for Federal Policy?

October 23, 2012

There is nothing more central to the future of America than our capacity to drive global innovation. Few would deny that. But few informed observers are happy with the status quo. This is a teleconference, accessible worldwide.

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Emerging Issues in Cybersecurity

October 16, 2012

Today’s New York Times reports on Defense Secretary Panetta’s major speech outlining threats posed to the security of the United States – and its companies – by cyber attacks.

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Prospects for Government 2.0

September 26, 2012

You are invited to join our next Election Teleconference, where an expert panel will discuss emerging issues in “Government 2.0.”

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Science and Global Policy

September 11, 2012

You are invited to join our next Election Teleconference, with George Atkinson, former Adviser on Science and Technology to the Secretary of State. September 11, 2012 at 2.00 p.m. eastern time. The subject will be Science for Global Policy

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New Opportunities for Citizen Engagement

September 5, 2012

September 5, 2012 from 2.00-3.00 pm on NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT with Marci Harris

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The Future of the Internet Election

August 23, 2013

First up in our series of expert roundtables focused on the presidential election is a teleconference with Michael Nelson on the Future of the Internet. Join us August 23, 2013 at 3.00 pm eastern. These calls are accessible worldwide.

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Philip Auerswald

April 25, 2012

You are invited to C-PET’s next innovation teleconference. The call is set for Wednesday April 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. eastern time. This call is accessible worldwide, and we shall circulate the call-in number shortly before the event.

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Is there a Crisis in Advanced Manufacturing?

April 3, 2012

Recent news exposure to Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that manufactures the iPhone in China, has drawn attention to the predicament of U.S. advanced manufacturing. We invent, we finance, but we do not manufacture many of the advanced devices that charactize the digital revolution. Different views have been taken of this situation.

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Intellectual Property, Piracy, a Free Internet and What Comes After SOPA?

February 3, 2012

Few disagree that online piracy – especially by non-U.S. websites – constitutes a major problem and needs to be addressed. The question is how. The recent debate brought together unlikely bedfellows (against SOPA, Congressman Darrell Issa as well as more standard liberal marguee names). What are the issues? What lies ahead? Can we sculpt consensus on one of the major emerging issues of the new economy?

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John Kao

January 31, 2012

C-PET recently convened a teleconference with celebrated thinker and writer  John Kao, author of Innovation Nation and head of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation and its network of chief innovation officers.

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Cybersecurity: Risk, Crime, War

October 28, 2011

Cybersecurity is increasingly in the news, and government and private sector systems are continually being attacked. This program will examine the state of cybercrime today, where it is headed, and what should be done to counter it.

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The Internet, Genomics, and the Data Deluge

October 14, 2011

Genomics research is producing vast amounts of data; this is a deluge that could paralyze research unless approaches are developed to manage the new mountain of data. The basic requirement would be to create innovative ways to improve storage and analytic capabilities. The challenge facing genomics is similar to the one that the high energy physics community faced when it needed to deal with the huge data to be produced by the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. High energy physics developed some approaches that might help genomics researchers cope with the data deluge.

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Vivek Wadhwa

October 5, 2011

Join our telecon with Washington Post columnist and innovation guru Vivek Wadhwa.: 11 am est on October 5, 2011.

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Introducing Innovation into a Company

August, 10, 2011

C-PETs Innovation Roundtable Series continues.
Wednesday August 10, 2011 at 4 p.m. eastern

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The Future of the Biotechnology Industry

August 2, 2011

Roundtable discussion of the future of the biotechnology industry
August 2, 2.00-3.00pm eastern

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The Internet of Things

July 28, 2011

Roundtable discussion on the Internet of Things

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Tom Kalil

July 11, 2011

Innovation Leader Telecons accessible worldwide, hosted by the C-PET Network for Innovation

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Sarah Miller Caldicott

April 27, 2011

Sarah Miller Caldicott, Chairperson of the Edison Awards Steering Committee and President of Power Patterns of Innovation.

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Gary Shapiro

March 23, 2011

Gary Shapiro, President of the Consumer Electronics Association whose new book The Comeback: How Innovation will Restore the American Dream has just launched.

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Norm Augustine

February 22, 2011

Norm Augustine, former Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, who led the benchmark National Academies report Rising Above the Gathering Storm.

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Vint Cerf

February 4, 2011

Vint Cerf, one of the founders of the internet and now Chief Internet Evangelist at Google speaking and taking questions.

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Kevin Kelly

January, 21, 2011

Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired magazine, one of the core leaders of the digital revolution, and author of the remarkable new book, What Technology Wants.

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