Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW Falk Auditorium, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
On July 17, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings will host a forum on the growing use and influence of distance learning in transforming American education. A panel of experts will discuss the challenges and positive outcomes of integrating education technologies and distance learning techniques into academic instruction, as well as how these tools are transforming the definition of the American classroom.
Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW Falk Auditorium, Washington, 20036, United States
There’s little doubt that the technological revolution currently underway, not to mention many of its social media byproducts—Facebook, Google, and Twitter to name just a few—has transformed modern life for the better. But in an age of proliferating data, smart phones and internet literacy, extremist messaging can reach more susceptible and receptive audiences than any time in the past. The next chapter of global jihad will assuredly see more “digital natives” in positions of authority, eager to take advantage of the proliferating modes of global communication.
Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC, United States
Join experts from across the entire industry – policymakers, venture capitalists, bankers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and lawmakers -- to discuss the latest developments in communications policy, telecom reform, and emerging business and financial opportunities in traditional and digital media.
Rayburn House Office Building, Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street Room 2237, Washington, DC, 20515, United States
A briefing on how the European Parliament, specifically its major committee on Internal Markets and Consumer Protection, addresses Internet policy issues such as consumer privacy protection, e-commerce, net neutrality and intellectual property. These very same issues continue to challenge Congressional policymaking. Some of these European initiatives may end up driving U.S. tech policy and all of them help provide context for Congressional lawmaking.