The Internet of Things: Assessing the Benefits, Challenges, & Policy Implications with The Congressional High Tech Caucus

*** Friday, June 17thThe Internet of Things: Assessing the Benefits, Challenges, & Policy Implications with The Congressional High Tech Caucus ***

 

SIIA Panel to Present Impact of Policy on Internet of Things 

Leaders from GE, Qualcomm, and Center for Data Innovation will Speak 

Washington, DC (June 15, 2016) –  This Friday, June 17th, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, will host an expert panel on the Internet of Things (IoT) in conjunction with The Congressional High Tech and Internet of Things Caucuses. 

The event, taking place in the Rayburn House Office Building from Noon to 1:00 pm, comes on the heels of SIIA’s comments on IoT to the Department of Congress and SIIA’s white paper, which state, “policymakers should rely heavily on the current framework which is sufficiently flexible to promote exciting new IoT innovations…improve the way business is done and the way people live.”

Media interested in attending should contact Kimberly Barbano at 202.470.5362 or kimberlybarbano@rational360.com.

IoT has the potential to improve health outcomes, education and physical infrastructure.  The panel of industry thought leaders will discuss the influence of IoT on data and advanced analytics, and the role IoT will play in the future of the global economy:

Moderator:       David LeDuc, Senior Director for Public Policy, SIIA

Panel:     Joshua New, Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation

 Paul Hughes, Policy Leader, GE Digital

 Steve Crout, Vice President, Government Affairs, Qualcomm, Inc.

WHO:                   Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

WHAT:                 Internet of Things:  Assessing the Benefits, Challenges, & Policy Implications

WHEN:                 Friday, June 17; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WHERE:               Rayburn House Office Building - Room B-354

 

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About SIIA:
SIIA is an umbrella association that represents constituencies from technology, data and media companies. Through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations, SIIA provides a network of resources for its 800+ member companies that drive innovation and growth. For more information, visit www.siia.net.