USCIB/BIAC/OECD Digital Economy Program, March 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 08:30am -
Mar 25, 2019 07:00pm

Event Description

Going Digital: OECD Insights for a Changing World (March 25, 2019)

Going Digital: OECD Insights for a Changing World

March 25, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

AT&T Forum For Technology, Entertainment & Policy
601 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

The USCIB Foundation, Inc., USCIB’s educational arm, is teaming up once again with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Business at OECD (BIAC), to host the 1st inaugural event of The Joseph H. Alhadeff Digital Economy Conference Series on March 25, 2019 at the AT&T Forum For Technology, Entertainment & Policy in Washington, D.C.

The digital transformation of the global economy has revealed exciting potential for a more prosperous, productive, inclusive, and socially beneficial world. We need an enabling policy environment for investment and innovation, however, in order to make the most of the potential for digital transformation to improve people’s lives and generate prosperity. At the same time, we must be prepared to address how the fruits of digital innovation can create challenges to privacy, security, and the future of work.

This conference – the fourth such collaboration between USCIB, BIAC, and the OECD – will explore the findings of the OECD’s Going Digital Project, an ambitious two-year examination of how digital transformation affects policymaking across a large spectrum of policy areas. We will draw upon the expertise of the OECD Secretariat on Science, Technology, and Innovation, senior U.S. government officials, and business experts from USCIB and BIAC member companies. In particular, speakers will consider how best to secure the digital economy from ever-more sophisticated cybersecurity threats. In addition, experts will delve into both the promise and challenges of tapping the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies.

Featured Speakers

  • David Redl
    Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Gail Slater
    Special Assistant to the President for Technology, Telecommunications and Cybersecurity Policy, National Economic Council, The White House
  • Lynne Parker
    Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Office of Science and Technology, The White House
  • Andrew Wyckoff
    Director of the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)
  • Russel Mills
    Secretary General, Business at OECD
  • Julie Brill
    Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation and Co-Chair, Business at OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP)
  • Laurent Bernat
    OECD Secretariat, OECD Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity
  • Molly Lesher
    OECD Secretariat, Going Digital Project

Sponsored by:

The Walt Disney Company
Verizon Communications
Computer & Communications Industry Association

For more information, including how you can become a sponsor, please contact Erin Breitenbucher at or +1 202.682.7465.

Presented by:

Going Digital: OECD Insights for a Changing World


Event Type:Conference
Early registration ends on Feb 12, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Feb 13, 2019 and ends on Mar 22, 2019.
Late registration starts on Mar 23, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 2019 USCIB/BIAC/OECD Digital Economy Program
Member Fee: $100.00$100.00$100.00
Non-Member Fee: $150.00$150.00$150.00