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A New Industrial Policy for the United States? A Bi-Partisan Approach for Economic, Cyber and National Security - Robert Atkinson

The conversation focusing on the need to reinvigorate the U.S. economy has reached a fever pitch. Just as the on-going war between Ukraine and Russia has pointed the focus of the world on energy and food supplies, the potential risk of China’s actions toward Taiwan heightens concerns about semi-conductor and other chip manufacturing. From agriculture to industry, Central Illinois and the United States are crafting plans to support our own supply chain needs and maintain and grow our competitive edge in the global economy. The passage of the CHIPS and Science Act offers a unique opportunity to discuss this idea of a new industrial policy. Robert Atkinson is the founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). Recognized as the world’s top think tank for science and technology policy, 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 technology innovation and public policy. Designing a plan that will provide.

A New Industrial Policy for the United States? A Bi-Partisan Approach for Economic, Cyber and National Security - Robert Atkinson

August 25

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Westlake Hall Westlake 116

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