State of the Net Conference 01/30/08

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
3:00 to 5:30 PM Preconference: "The Future of Broadband: Moving from Why to How" [More Details]
Coordinated by EDUCAUSE and App-Rising
6:00 to 8:00 PM Preconference Faculty Welcome Reception: Featuring remarks by Congressmen Rick Boucher and Mike Honda, and the TRUSTe Most Trusted Company Awards Presentation [More Details]
Sponsored by 463 Communications & TRUSTe
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
8:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Technology Exhibits
8:30 am Welcome Introduction Jerry Berman, Chairman, Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee & former Congressman Rick White
8:45 am General Session

POTUS 2.0 '09 [Video]
- Julius Genachowski, Obama for America [bio]
- Doug Holtz-Eakin, John McCain 2008 [bio]
- Thomas Kalil, Center for American Progress [bio]
- Jules Polonetsky, Technology Policy Advisor, Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee [bio]
- Former Congressman Rick White, Co-Founder, Congressional Internet Caucus (moderator) [bio]

9:45 am Morning Conference Keynote [Video]
Featuring Remarks by Rep. Mary Bono Mack [bio]
10:15 am General Session: Intellectual Property and Innovation

Internet Copyright Filters: Finding the Balance [Video]
- Mia Garlick, YouTube [bio]
- Greg Jackson, University of Chicago [bio]
- Gregory Marchwinski, Red Lambda, Inc. [bio]
- Cary Sherman, Recording Industry Association of America [bio]
- David Sohn, Center for Democracy & Technology (moderator) [bio]
- Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge [bio]

11:15 am Remarks by Ambassador David Gross [bio] [Audio]
11:30 am Breakout Sessions

Opening Up 700 mHz &: White Spaces: What Hath the FCC Wrought?
- Michael Calabrese, New America Foundation [bio]
- Scott Cleland, Precursor, LLC [bio]
- Jason Devitt, Skydeck [bio]
- Blair Levin, Stifel Nicolaus (moderator) [bio]

Info Tech: Aid to Energy Conservation or Culprit in Consumption? [Audio]
- Roger Cochetti, CompTIA (moderator) [bio]
- Douglas Johnson, Consumer Electronics Association [bio]
- Eric Masanet, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [bio]
- Kurt Roth, TIAX [bio]
- Bill Weihl, Google [bio]

Policy Issues Facing Online and Internet Video
- Sean Garrett, 463 Inside Tech Policy Blog (moderator) [bio]
- Terri Glaze, Senator Mark Pryor [bio]
- Rick Lane, News Corporation [bio]
- Alan Simpson, Common Sense Media [bio]
- Jay Monahan, [bio]
- Adam Thierer, Progress & Freedom Foundation [bio]

12:30 pm Luncheon Keynote Discussion [Video]
Featuring Congressman Bob Goodlatte and Thomas Tauke, Executive Vice President - Public Affairs, Policy and Communications, Verizon Communications [bio]
1:20 pm General Session: Trust, Privacy, and Security

Social Networking Privacy: An Oxymoron?
Featuring opening remarks by Commissioner Jon Leibowitz, Federal Trade Commission [bio]

- danah boyd, UC Berkeley [bio]
- Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University [bio]
- Chris Kelly, Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook [bio]
- Tim Lordan, Internet Education Foundation [bio]

- Daniel Solove, GWU Law School [bio]

2:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Get A Virtual Life: Policy Issues Facing Online Worlds & Game Spaces?
- Edward Castronova, Indiana University, Bloomington [bio]
- Ken Dreifach, Linden Lab/Second Life [bio]
- Sean Kane, Drakeford & Kane LLC [bio]
- Eric Krangel (aka Eric Reuters in Second Life), Reuters' Second Life Journalist [bio]
- Larry Magid, CBS News On-Air Technology Analyst and (moderator) [bio]

What's Congress' Role in the Health IT Revolution? [Audio]
- Leslie Harris, Center for Democracy & Technology (moderator) [bio]
- John Halamka, Harvard Medical School [bio]
- Peter Neupert, Microsoft Corporation [bio]
- Deborah Peel MD, Patient Privacy Rights [bio]
- Lygeia Ricciardi Clear Voice Consulting, LLC [bio]

3:30 pm General Session: Telecom Policy Issues

Measuring Broadband: What Metrics Really Matter?
Featuring opening remarks by Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein, Federal Communications Commission [bio]

- Rob Atkinson, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (moderator) [bio]
- George Ford, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies [bio]
- Link Hoewing, Verizon Communications [bio]
- John Horrigan, Pew Internet & American Life Project [bio]
- Taylor Reynolds, OECD [bio]

5:00 pm Eleventh Annual Kickoff Technology Policy Exhibition
(Free Admission)
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902

Conference Technology Exhibitors

- AT&T
- Comcast
- Digital Media Association
- Institute for Policy Innovation
- Lenovo
- Linden Lab
- OneWebDay
- SafeMedia

Allison Rodway at or 202-638-4370 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.