About the Conference | Agenda | Speakers | Kickoff Reception | Preconference | 2009 Conference
|2:00 to 5:00 PM||Preconference Seminar: Broadband Infrastructure and Net neutrality [More Details]
Coordinated by EDUCAUSE and NCTA
|5:00 to 7:00 PM||13th Annual Kickoff Technology Policy Exhibition: Featuring remarks by Senator Patrick Leahy [More Details]
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902
|7:30 am||Main Conference: Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Technology Exhibits|
- Jerry Berman, Chairman, Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee [bio]
- The Honorable Rick Boucher, Co-Chair, Congressional Internet Caucus [bio]
|8:45 am||Keynote Address
- Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor and Executive Editor Online, The Wall Street Journal [bio]
- Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Corporation [bio]
|10:00 am||Copyright Strikes: When Has a Pirate Graduated to Internet Exile?
- John Morris, Center for Democracy & Technology [bio]
- Shira Perlmutter, Executive Vice-President of Global Legal Policy, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry [bio]
- The Honourable John Robertson, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom [bio]
- Tim Lordan, (moderator) Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee [bio]
- Matthew Schruers, Senior Counsel for Litigation and Legislative Affairs, Computer and Communications Industry Association [bio]
|11:15 am||Coffee Break|
|11:30 am||Breakout Sessions
Antitrust in the Internet Era
Cyberwar: Is Congress Preparing for the Common Defense?
Clouding Internet Policy
|12:30 pm||Networking Lunch|
|1:30 pm||Keynote Address
- The Honorable Howard A. Schmidt, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Cyber Security, Office of the President [bio]
With introductions by the Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Co-Chair, Congressional Internet Caucus [bio]
|2:00 pm||Breakout Sessions
Global Free Expression: Will the Internet Reign or Get Reined In? (The Judith Krug Memorial Intellectual Freedom Panel)
Transforming Government Through Technology: The Real, The Possible, The Surprising
Debating the Framework for Online Privacy
|3:15 pm||Coffee Break|
|3:30 pm||Breakout Sessions|
Can the Internet Save the Planet with Smart Grid Energy?
Social Media in Tech Policy: Meet the new influencers and become one, too
|4:30 pm||Closing Reception, Regency Foyer |
* Subject to change. More panels and keynotes may be added.
This is a widely attended event hosted by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee (ICAC), part of a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. The ICAC is a private sector organization comprised of public interest groups, trade associations, non-profits, and industry leaders. The diversity of ICAC membership ensures that all educational events and initiatives are fair and balanced forums for Internet-related discussion. The ICAC does not promote any particular policy position.