January 28, 2020 Convene Washington DC
A New Decade

Keynotes & Fireside Chats

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar
Senator
United States Senate

Anna Eshoo

The Honorable Anna G. Eshoo 
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks
Commissioner
Federal Communications Commission

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

The Honorable John Katko
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

The Honorable Michael K. Powell
President & CEO
NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Charlotte Willner
Executive Director
Trust & Safety Professional Association and Foundation

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

The Honorable John Katko
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Kelly Armstrong

The Honorable Kelly Armstrong
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

State of the Net 2021 Speakers

Below is a list of some of the speakers and panelists for this year’s conference. Full list here

Joan Barata

Joan Barata
Intermediary Liability Fellow
Stanford Center for Internet & Society

Nora Benavidez

Nora Benavidez 
Director, U.S. Free Expression Programs
PEN America

Jamal Greene

Jamal Greene
Professor (and Board Member of the Oversight Board)
Columbia Law School

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Jennifer Huddleston
Director of Technology and Innovation Policy
American Action Forum

Tiffany Li

Tiffany Li
Columnist (and Internet Law & Policy Foundry Fellow)
MSNBC

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Davey Alba
Technology Reporter
The New York Times

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Renee DiResta
Technical Research Manager
Stanford Internet Observatory

Tiffany Li

Dr. Joan Donovan
Research Director
Harvard Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Jamal Greene
Dwight Professor of Law & Oversight Board Co-Chair
Columbia University

Tiffany Li

Diana S. Grigsby-Toussaint, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Brown School of Public Health

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Tim Lordan
Executive Director
Internet Education Foundation

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Bruce Mehlman 
Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy
U.S. Department of Commerce

Tiffany Li

Ana Santos Rutschman, S.J.D.
Advisor
Biden Campaign COVID-19 Innovation Committee

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Julie Samuels
Executive Director
Tech:NYC

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Daniel Sepulveda
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary Ambassador
U.S. Department of State

Tiffany Li

Olivier Sylvain 
Professor & Academic Director
Fordham University, Center on Law & Information Policy

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Amie Stepanovich
Executive Director
Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Sarah Miller
Executive Director
American Economic Liberties Project

Tiffany Li

Dr. Josephine Wolff
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Policy
The Fletcher School, Tufts University

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Ashley Baker
Director of Public Policy
Committee for Justice

The Honorable Geoffrey Starks

Charlotte Slaiman
Competition Policy Director
Public Knowledge

The Honorable Michael K. Powell

Leah Nylen
Antitrust Reporter
POLITICO

Panels

When Words Can Kill: The COVID-19 Infodemic’s Impact IRL

 Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

The Solar Winds of Cybersecurity: Biden and the 117th Congress Need A Unified Strategy

 Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

Revising Section 230: What Proposals are on the Table?Revising Section 230: What Proposals are on the Table?

 Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

Resiliency & Network Performance: When A Low Impact, High Impact Event Happens

Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Communities of Color, Tribal Communities & Students Nationwide

Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

You Thought 2020 Was Tough For Content Moderation? Welcome To 2021

Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

The New Geopolitics Of The Internet: How Will The Biden State Department Navigate Them?

 Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

Tech Competition: What Can Biden Learn From The Last Tech-ade Under Obama and Trump?

 Speakers | Video | Audio & Transcript

SOTN 2021 Announcements

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