Aspen Summit 2000

Conference Agenda

Sunday, August 20  
6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Monday, August 21  
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. Keynote Address: "Content, Convergence and the New Communications Marketplace"
9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: "Convergence – A Status Report"
10:45 a.m. "Perspectives on the Future of Telecom Regulation"
  • William Barr, Executive VP and General Counsel, Verizon Communications
11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: "The Future of Telecom Regulation"
  • Moderator: Randy May, Senior Fellow & Director of Communications Policy Studies, The Progress & Freedom Foundation
  • Rick Bailey, AT&T Broadband Services
  • Robert Crandall, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
  • Robert Pepper, Chief, Office of Plans & Policy, FCC
  • Peter Pitsch, Director of Communications Policy, Intel
12:30 p.m. Terrace Lunch
Break No scheduled activities
6:00 p.m. Informal Reception
7:00 p.m. Working Dinners (Tentative Topics)
  • The Future of the FCC
  • Government Regulation of Personal Information
  • Privacy and the Digital State
  • Critical Path Issues in B2B Commerce
Tuesday, August 22
9:00 a.m. Plenary Address: "Competition and Constraint"
9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: "The Future of E-Commerce"
11:00 a.m. Special Presentation: "Consumer Attitudes on Privacy"
  • Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Project on the Internet & American Life
11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: "Understanding 'the Privacy Problem'"
12:30 noon Lunch
2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: "Understanding the Digital Economy"
3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: "The Next Four Years: Politics, Policy and the 2000 Election"
6:30 p.m. Chairman's Reception and Dinner
Chairman's Address
  • Introduction: George A. Keyworth
  • Carly Fiorina, President and CEO, Hewlett-Packard

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