Symposium

Internet Platforms’ Rising Dominance, Evolving Governance:

February 10 and 11, 2019
CU Wolf Law Building | Boulder, Colorado

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KEYNOTE & PANELS

02/10/19 8:30am – 8:45am: Welcome

02/10/19 8:45am – 9:15am: Opening Keynote

  • Neville R. Ray — Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

02/10/19 9:15am – 10:15am: The Changing Technology and the Dynamics of Platform Dominance

  • Blake Reid — Moderator
    Associate Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Law School; Technology Policy Initiative Director, Silicon Flatirons
  • kc claffy — Panelist
    Founder and Director, Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis
  • David Clark — Panelist
    Senior Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
  • Nauman Khalid — Panelist
    Director, Type Approvals, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)
  • Neville R. Ray — Panelist
    Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
  • Jack Waters — Panelist
    Chief Technology Officer and President, Fiber Solutions, Zayo Group, LLC

02/10/19 10:15am – 10:30am: Break

02/10/19 10:30am – 10:45am: Keynote

  • Rohit Chopra — Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

02/10/19 10:45am – 11:45am: Overview Panel – Putting Internet Platforms Into Perspective

  • Phil Weiser — Moderator
    Attorney General, State of Colorado; Founder and Executive Fellow, Silicon Flatirons; Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado Law School
  • Rohit Chopra — Panelist
    Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • Grace Koh — Panelist
    Partner, DLA Piper
  • Patty Limerick — Panelist
    Faculty Director and Chair of the Board, Center of the American West, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Balan Nair — Panelist
    President, Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Latin America

02/10/19 11:45am – 1:00pm: Lunch

02/10/19 1:00pm – 2:30pm: The Information Economy and Transparency

  • Michele C. Farquhar — Moderator
    Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Margot Kaminski — Presenter
    Associate Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School; Privacy Initiative Director, Silicon Flatirons
  • Howard Shelanski — Presenter
    Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Former Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, The White House
  • Hal Varian — Presenter
    Chief Economist, Google
  • C. Frederick Beckner III — Commenter
    Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • David Young — Commenter
    Vice President, Public Policy, Verizon

02/10/19 2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break

02/10/19 2:45pm – 4:15pm: Evolving Notions of Platform Responsibility

  • Rebecca Arbogast — Moderator
    Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Comcast Corporation
  • Jane Bambauer — Presenter
    Professor of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, The University of Arizona
  • Danielle Citron — Presenter
    Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Alex Rosenblat — Presenter
    Researcher, Technical Writer, Data & Society Research Institute
  • Leonard Cali — Commenter
    Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T
  • Stephen F. Williams — Commenter
    Senior United States Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

02/10/19 4:15pm – 4:30pm: Break

02/10/19 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Debate – Privacy Law should focus only on economic harm

  • Pierre de Vries — Moderator
    Spectrum Policy Initiative Co-director and Executive Fellow, Silicon Flatirons
  • Danielle Citron
    Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Justin (Gus) Hurwitz
    Associate Professor of Law, Co-director of Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law Program, University of Nebraska College of Law
  • Geoffrey A. Manne
    President, Founder, International Center for Law & Economics
  • Paul Ohm
    Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Georgetown University Law Center

02/10/19 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Reception

02/11/19 8:30am – 10:00am: User Control and Autonomy In the Platform Economy

  • Paul J. Watford — Moderator
    Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Justin (Gus) Hurwitz — Presenter
    Associate Professor of Law, Co-director of Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law Program, University of Nebraska College of Law
  • Kate Klonick — Presenter
    Assistant Professor of Law, St. John’s University, School of Law; Affiliated Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
  • John J. Heitmann — Commenter
    Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Gene Kimmelman — Commenter
    President, Chief Executive Officer, Public Knowledge
  • Gideon Parchomovsky — Commenter
    Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

02/11/19 10:00am – 10:15am: Break

02/11/19 10:15am – 11:45am: Internet Platforms and Competition Policy

  • Jonathan B. Sallet — Moderator
    Senior Fellow, Benton Foundation
  • A. Douglas Melamed — Presenter
    Professor of the Practice of Law, Stanford Law School
  • Carl Shapiro — Presenter
    Transamerica Chair in Business Strategy, Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
  • Jeff Blattner — Commenter
    President, Legal Policy Solutions, PLLC
  • Babette E. Boliek — Commenter
    Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission

02/11/19 11:45am – 12:30pm: Keynote Address

  • Makan Delrahim — Keynote
    Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

02/11/19 12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch