What are some of the most pressing tech policy issues for 2017 in New York State/City and how will that impact consumers, startups, corporations and employment?
Tech 2025 Workshop: Technology Innovation and Trump’s Agenda – Where Do We Go From Here?
A special workshop on technology innovation policies and legislation in Trump’s first year as President. Using current events and expert insight as a guide, Scott Schwaitzberg provided an overview of the most pressing legislative issues in emerging technology and highlight the issues technology companies and the Trump administration will most likely focus on in 2017.
President Elect Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. How will his agenda, the first year he is in office, impact Silicon Valley and technology innovation in the country for the next year and what do we, as citizens, entrepreneurs, and consumers, need to know in order to participate in shaping technology innovation policy that will impact us for years to come?
Scott (@sjttocs) additionally manages the efforts of the Tusk Montgomery Philanthropies to provide sophisticated political counsel and expertise to hunger advocacy groups and food banks in cities and states across the country to better leverage government benefits and funding on issues like school breakfasts, food stamp enrollment and other issues that impact hunger and food insecurity.
- Scott sits on the board of The NYC Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC).
- Scott was previously the first public member of the San Francisco Committee on Information Technology, the governance and oversight body for technology decisions for the City and County of San Francisco.
- Scott is currently focused on cryptocurrency, telehealth, transportation, and other emerging sectors.
Takeaways from Tech2025 Workshop
Learn how legislation drives (and sometimes inhibits) technology innovation and how government, technology companies, and lobbyists enact policy change. Gain an understanding of how Trump’s administration can drastically change the direction of our economy (for better or for worse) based on his stance on current technology innovation issues. Find out how you can participate in technology policy discussions (ie, New York Is Having Serious Discussions About Driverless Cars).
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Guest Presenter: Adam Simpson, Founder & Director of Future Left