2012 State of the Net Conference

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Agenda - Tuesday, January 17, 2012

7:30 am - Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - Welcoming Remarks:

9:00 am - Keynote Addresses:

10:00 am - Featured General Session

Stopping Online Pirates: The Debate - VIDEO

- Paul Brigner, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Policy Officer, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) [bio]
- Dr. Stephen D. Crocker, Chair, ICANN Board; CEO, Shinkuro, Inc. [bio]
- Tim Lordan, Executive Director, Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee (Moderator) [bio]
- Mike Masnick, Editor, techdirt [bio]
- Steve Tepp, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Global Intellectual Property Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce [bio]

11:15 am - Coffee Break

11:30 am - Morning Breakout Sessions:

Geolocation, Jones and the Reasonable Expectation of Privacy - AUDIO

Collecting Online Sales Taxes: Should Congress Weigh In? - AUDIO

Reno vs. ACLU: A 15 Year Retrospective - Has the Era of Government Media and Communications Content Regulation Come to an End? - VIDEO

12:30 pm: Networking Lunch

1:15 pm - Luncheon Keynote Addresses: - VIDEO

2:00 pm - Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

Five Case Studies from the Front Lines of the Recovery Act Broadband Grants - AUDIO

Mounting Pressure on Internet Intermediaries: Has Something Gotta Give? - VIDEO

Patent Warfare: Will Your Next Smartphone Get Caught in The Crossfire? - AUDIO

3:00 pm - Coffee Break

3:30 pm - Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

The Two Edges of the Global Internet Freedom Sword: Can Internet Technologies Promote Free Expression Without Enabling Oppression?
(The Third Annual Judith Krug Memorial Intellectual Freedom Panel) - AUDIO

Can Congress Come to Compromise on Securing America's Critical Infrastructure?: Congressional and Government Staff Speak Out - VIDEO

Privacy Prognostication: Where Is Privacy Law Heading Towards the 113th Congress? - AUDIO

4:30 pm - Networking Reception

Agenda: Wednesday, January 18, 2012

9:00 am - Welcoming Remarks & Executive Keynote:

9:40 am - General Session: Entertainment in the Cloud

10:45 am - General Session: Spectrum and Bandwidth

* Subject to change. More panels and keynotes may be added. Contact Cat Matsuda for more information.

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.