Digital Broadband Migration: After the Internet Protocol Revolution

At this year’s Digital Broadband Migration conference, we will examine the range of Internet governance issues on the horizon, including strategies for addressing competition policy concerns, social policy issues in the wake of the technological transition, and the appropriate institutional strategies for developing sound Internet policy.

Tags: Technology Policy

The Internet Protocol has already revolutionized communications technology and disrupted legal business models. It has, because of the Internet’s international reach, raised international governance challenges. Notably, a number of Internet pioneers, along with the US government, have balked at proposals to centralize aspects of key Internet governance at the United Nations. At this year’s Digital Broadband Migration conference, we will examine the range of Internet governance issues on the horizon, including strategies for addressing competition policy concerns, social policy issues in the wake of the technological transition, and the appropriate institutional strategies for developing sound Internet policy.


Sessions

02/09/14 9:00am - 9:10am
Welcome
  • Phil Weiser
    Hatfield Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
02/09/14 9:10am - 10:10am
Internet Protocol: How It Works (And What That Means)
  • Paul Ohm — Moderator
    Associate Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Jack Waters
    Chief Technology Officer, Level 3 Communications
  • David Clark
    Senior Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
  • Pieter Poll
    Senior Vice President Network Services, CenturyLink
  • Balan Nair
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Latin America
02/09/14 10:15am - 10:35am
Opening Keynote
  • Larry Strickling
    Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
02/09/14 10:35am - 10:50am
Break

02/09/14 10:50am - 12:00pm
The Challenges of Governance: Seamless Networks with Global Reach
  • Phil Weiser — Moderator
    Hatfield Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
  • Brad Feld
    Managing Director, Foundry Group
  • Maureen Ohlhausen
    Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • Michael D. Gallagher
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Entertainment Software Association
  • Laura Carter
    Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft
  • Karen Kornbluh
    Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Nielsen; Senior Fellow for Digital Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
02/09/14 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Lunch

02/09/14 1:15pm - 3:00pm
The Societal Impact of Networks: Internet Protocol Transition and The Social Contract for the Broadband World
  • Jonathan Sallet — Moderator
    General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
  • Paul de Sa — Presenter
    Vice President and Senior Analyst, Sanford C. Bernstein
  • Derek Bambauer — Presenter
    Professor of Law, University of Arizona
  • Catherine Sandoval — Presenter
    Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Kevin Werbach — Presenter
    Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
  • Leonard Cali — Commenter
    Senior Vice President - Global Public Policy, AT&T
  • Anna Gomez — Commenter
    Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Winston Maxwell — Commenter
    Partner, Hogan Lovells
02/09/14 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Break

02/09/14 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Reflections on Competition Policy, Interconnection, and Internet Governance
  • Howard Shelanski
    Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, The White House
02/09/14 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Competition Policy, Interconnection, and Internet Governance
  • Raymond Gifford — Moderator
    Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
  • Carl Shapiro — Presenter
    Transamerica Chair in Business Strategy, Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
  • Babette E. Boliek — Presenter
    Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University
  • Rebecca Arbogast — Commenter
    Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Comcast Corporation
  • Stephen F. Williams — Commenter
    Senior United States Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Carlos Rodriguez Cocina — Commenter
    Head of Brussels Office, Telefónica S.A.
02/09/14 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Reception

02/10/14 9:00am - 9:45am
Fireside Chat
  • Paul Ohm — Moderator
    Associate Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Edith Ramirez
    Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission
02/10/14 9:45am - 10:00am
Break

02/10/14 10:00am - 11:45am
The "Consent" of the Governed: Multistakeholder Processes and Comparative Institutional Analysis
  • Gene Kimmelman — Moderator
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Public Knowledge
  • Daniel Weitzner — Presenter
    Principal Research Scientist, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
  • Olivier Sylvain — Presenter
    Associate Professor, Fordham University School of Law
  • William E. Kovacic — Presenter
    Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, The George Washington University Law School; Director, Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School
  • Kyle Dixon — Commenter
    Vice President, Public Policy, Time Warner, Inc.
  • Donna Epps — Commenter
    Vice President - Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon
  • Emma Llanso — Commenter
    Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Jon Nuechterlein — Commenter
    General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
02/10/14 11:50am - 12:35pm
Closing Keynote
  • Tom Wheeler
    Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
02/10/14 12:35pm - 1:30pm
Lunch Reception

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