Conference On the future of Internet-Enabled Innovation at University of Colorado Law School

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The University of Colorado Law School and the Silicon Flatirons Center on Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship will host the “Digital Broadband Migration Conference: The Future of Internet-Enabled Innovation” on Feb. 10-11. Every year, the Silicon Flatirons Center holds the Digital Broadband Migration conference, which Internet pioneer Vint Cerf called “the Davos of telecom” at last year’s conference.

The University of Colorado Law School and the Silicon Flatirons Center on Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship will host the “Digital Broadband Migration Conference: The Future of Internet-Enabled Innovation” on Feb. 10-11.

Every year, the Silicon Flatirons Center holds the Digital Broadband Migration conference, which Internet pioneer Vint Cerf called “the Davos of telecom” at last year’s conference. The event is held at the Wolf Law Building on the CU-Boulder campus.

At this year’s conference, an impressive group of speakers will discuss the emerging changes in the Internet environment. In particular, the panelists will consider three policy dimensions that are increasingly receiving attention: interoperability and interconnection, Internet governance, and innovation and competition.

The keynote speakers at the conference are Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer, AT&T; Glenn A. Britt, chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable Inc.; U.S. Congressman Cory Gardner; and Larry Strickling, assistant secretary for communications and information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce.

Other speakers and panelists include leaders from the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Google, Level 3 Communications, Verizon, Walt Disney Company and Public Knowledge.

“As they confront challenging Internet policy issues, policymakers benefit greatly from the opportunity to discuss a changing environment with key thought leaders from industry, practice and nongovernmental organizations,” said Phil Weiser, dean of the Colorado Law School and executive director and founder of Silicon Flatirons. “At Silicon Flatirons, we work hard to attract top leaders and provide a trusted forum for this dialogue.”

The Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship is an interdisciplinary research center at the Colorado Law School. Silicon Flatirons’ core mission is to elevate the debate surrounding technology policy issues; support and enable entrepreneurship in the technology community; and inspire, prepare and place students in these important areas. The center is locally and nationally renowned for its valuable contributions to research policy on issues related to telecommunications, intellectual property, privacy and entrepreneurship.

Conference attendees can earn 12 continuing legal education general credits. For those unable to attend, the conference will be webcast at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/coloradolawschool.

Registration is available at http://www.siliconflatirons.com/registration.php?id=1122.

Contact:
Keri Ungemah, 720-984-0457
keri.ungemah(at)colorado(dot)edu

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