“Innovation Priorities for the Next President” - Robert Atkinson Lecture on Monday, November 14th

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Robert Atkinson, Ph.D., President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, is presenting a talk, “Innovation Priorities for the Next President” for the SPP Speaker Series on Monday, November 14th from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. 

As founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), Robert D. Atkinson leads a prolific team of policy analysts and fellows that is successfully shaping the debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy.
Atkinson is an internationally recognized scholar and a widely published author whom The New Republic has named one of the “three most important thinkers about innovation,” Washingtonian Magazine has called a “tech titan,” and Government Technology Magazine has judged to be one of the 25 top “doers, dreamers and drivers of information technology.”
Atkinson holds a Ph.D. in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he was awarded the prestigious Joseph E. Pogue Fellowship. He earned his master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Oregon, which named him a distinguished alumnus in 2014.
Light refreshments will be provided at the seminar. We hope many of you can join us.


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