This full-day seminar explored technology policy and barriers to innovation in a variety of tech-related fields. Three panels and one keynote speaker discussed how permissionless innovation is currently being pursued in a variety of areas including healthcare, distributed technology, and energy and how these improvements impact prosperity and well-being of individuals. This event was co-sponsored with the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University and precedes the Association of Private Enterprise Education’s annual meeting in Nassau, Bahamas.

Travel stipends are no longer available.

Agenda

9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
10:00 am
Welcome and Seminar Introduction
Jeanne Hoffman
Megan Hansen
10:15 am
Panel I: Emerging Tech and Healthcare
Christopher Koopman (Moderator)
Richard Williams
Jessica Flanigan
Coleman Drake
11:45 am
Coffee Break and Refreshments
12:00 pm
Panel II: Distributed Tech and Applications
Josh Smith (Moderator)
Eric Alston
Camille Harmer
Anne Hobson
1:30 pm
Lunch
2:30 pm
Panel III: The Future of Energy
Brian Isom (Moderator)
Cody Reinhardt
Geoffrey Black
Todd Myers
4:00 pm
Afternoon Break
6:00 pm
Dinner
7:00 pm
Keynote Address
Adam Thierer
7:45 pm
Opportunities at the Institute for Humane Studies and the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University
Jeanne Hoffman
Megan Hansen
8:00 pm
Reception

Speakers

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

University of Richmond

University of Pittsburgh

Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

University of Colorado

Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

Georgia State University

Boise State University

Washington Policy Center

Institute for Humane Studies

Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

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