A Global Digital Strategy: Closing the Digital Divide, Upgrading U.S. Competitiveness and Meeting the China Challenge.


ALI’s Global Digital Strategy Program brings together policy makers, experts and other stakeholders to discuss domestic and global digital policies. Click here to read ALI’s report on A Global Digital Strategy for America.

Agenda and Speakers

9:00 Keynote by Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

9:28 Investing in America- Exploring Domestic Digital Policies
Moderator Steve Clemons, Editor At Large, The Hill

  • Congresswoman Capt. Chrissy Houlahan USAFR (D-PA), Member Foreign Affairs, Armed Services and Small Business Committees
  • Ambassador Karen Kornbluh, Senior Fellow and Director, Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative
  • Fred Humphries, Vice President, Microsoft
  • Ambassador Mike Froman, Vice Chairman & President, Strategic Growth, Mastercard

10:26 Leading Globally- Exploring Global Policies
Moderator: Jeremy Bash, MSNBC National Security contributor, former Chief of Staff at CIA and Dept. of Defense

  • Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) Member, Ways and Means Committee, Chair, New Democrat Coalition
  • Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) Member, Armed Services and Ways and Means Committees
  • Wendy Cutler, Vice President, Asia Policy Institute
  • Scott Kennedy, Senior Advisor and Trustee Chair, China Business and Economics, CSIS

11:30 Program Concludes


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