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The Rise of the Data-Driven Economy: Implications for Growth and Policy

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Date
October 10, 2012 - October 12, 2012

Time
All Day

Location
John Cabot University


The Progressive Policy Institute will present a two-day conference in Rome, Italy this October to discuss this and other topics, including:

  • Economic impact of privacy regulations: What are the implications of the U.S. vs the European approach? Corporate responsibility and the data-driven economy: What is the importance of ethical data stewardship?
  • Internet freedom and governance in the data-driven economy: What are the economic and political implications? Will changing the Internet governance structure have a negative economic impact? What is the link between Internet ‘free trade’ and Internet ‘free speech,’ if any?
  • Inequality and global competitiveness in the data driven economy: Does the data-driven economy increase or decrease global inequality?

Conference Speakers: Rita Balogh, Senior Associate, APCO; Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute; Jacques Bughin, Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Anthony House, Manager of Public Policy, Google; Roberto Masiero, President, THINK! The Innovation Knowledge Foundation; Pietro Paganini, Managing Director, European Privacy Association; Pat Walshe, Director of Privacy, GSM Association; Luca Bolognini, President, Italian Institute for Privacy; Ed Black, President & CEO, CCIA; Daniele Pica, Professor, John Cabot University; Megan Richards, Director, DG Connect; Chris Kelly, Kelly Investments; Michael Kende, Co-Head of the Regulation Sector, Analysys Mason; Dimitrios Droutsas, Member of European Parliament; Carolyn Nguyen, Director of Technology Policy, Microsoft; Dr. Thierry Vissol, Special Adviser, DG COMM Media & Communication; Paul W. Taylor, Governing Magazine; Laura Fennell, General Counsel, Intuit; Giuseppe Conte, Professor of Law, University of Florence; Maurice Fitzgerald, VP Strategy–Autonomy, Hewlett-Packard

Download the conference report.