Hurwitz Joins Silicon Flatirons “Fireside Chat” Panel Discussion, Addressing Current Topics in Communications Policy

17 Feb 2022    

NGTC Director Gus Hurwitz recently joined a panel discussion hosted by Silicon Flatirons, a research center at the University of Colorado Law School that is a recognized leader in interdisciplinary events and programs related to technology and innovation. The panel discussion built on a “Fireside Chat” between Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser.

Hurwitz was joined on the panel by a number of other leaders in technology law and policy, including Blake E. Reide, a Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Law School and the Director of the Telecom and Platforms Initiative at Silicon Flatirons; Ernesto Falcon, Senior Legislative Counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation; Nilay Patel, Editor-in-Chief at The Verge; and Jennifer Tatel, a Partner at Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, whose work focuses on the communications and information technology industries. 

Silicon Flatirons is a center dedicated to addressing many of the same concerns that animate the work of the NGTC; the need to break down traditional academic silos to foster collaborations between academics and industry stakeholders from a variety of fields. The primary purpose of Silicon Flatirons is “to convene multi-stakeholder discussions, support innovation, and develop the next generation of technology lawyers, policy experts, and entrepreneurs. More information on Silicon Flatirons history and purpose can be found here.