Internet Policy Conference

Harvard University's Institute of Politics and
Berkman Center for Internet and Society and The
Internet AssociationInternet Policy Symposium


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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Harvard Kennedy School, Littauer Building, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Susan Crawford, John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property, Law School; Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (2009)

Stephen Kaufer, President and CEO,
Archon Fung (moderator), Academic Dean and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship, Harvard Kennedy School 
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Friday, September 5
Harvard Kennedy School

Roundtable discussions


9:00 A.M.    
Will Governments Break the Internet?
Moderated by: Jonathan Zittrain, George Bemis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of Computer Science; Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society


11:00 A.M.            
Your Next Big Startup Idea: Why Internet Policy Matters
Moderated by: Nicco Mele, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and     
Author, The End of Big

Michael Beckerman, President & CEO, The Internet Association; Tod Cohen, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, eBay; Adam Connor, Vice President-Politics, Brigade; Laurent Crenshaw, Public Policy, Yelp; Althea Erickson, Policy Director, Etsy; Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO, City of Boston, MA; Leigh Freund, VP & Chief Counsel-Global Public Policy, AOL; Matthew Guidarelli, Assistant Director for Social & Cultural Entrepreneurship, Harvard Innovation Lab; Anton J. Gunn, Fellow, Institute of Politics; Founder & President, 937 Strategy Group, LLC; Mary Hart, CIO, City of Cambridge, MA; Perry Hewitt, Chief Digital Officer, Harvard University; Matt Hindman, Fellow, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and Author, The Myth of Digital Democracy; Seth Kalvert, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, TripAdvisor; Joel Kaplan, Vice President-U.S. Public Policy, Facebook; Chris Khosrovani, Campaign Manager, reddit; Adam Kovacevich, Director of Public Policy, Google; Matt Lira, Deputy Executive Director, National Republican Senatorial Committee; Chris Massey, Director of Government Relations, Lyft; Michael Miller, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary,; Margaret Nagle, Head of U.S. Government Affairs, Yahoo!; Macon Phillips, Coordinator, U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs; Bruce Schneier, Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Security Technologist; Juliet Schor, Professor of Sociology, Boston College; David Simon, Senior Vice President-Intellectual Property, Salesforce; Nick Sinai, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, White House; Molly Turner, Public Policy, Airbnb; Maggie Williams, Director, Harvard’s Institute of Politics; Brian Worth, Federal Public Policy Lead, Uber.