(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) will host a program with leaders of the Internet infrastructure industry and members of Congress to discuss policy goals for the 113th Congress and educate attendees about the benefits of a free and open Internet. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), Alexis Ohanian, Reddit Co-Founder and Christian Dawson, i2Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chair, will be speaking at the event. Senators Moran and Wyden and Congressman Issa will each be receiving the i2Coalition’s “Champion of Internet Innovation” award.
WHO: Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA)
Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit
Christian Dawson, Co-Founder and Board Chair of i2Coalition
WHAT: Internet Education Seminar
WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Speaking Program
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Demonstrations
WHERE: 902 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
In addition to the speaking program, representatives from the following companies will be in attendance. There will be 15 demonstration booths looking at aspects of how the Internet functions, focusing on topics such as Cybersecurity, International Competition on the Internet and the cloud.
I2Coalition Members Participating in Advocacy Day
Endurance International Group
Green Olive Tree
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) supports those who build the nuts and bolts of the Internet, and we treat it like the noble profession that it is. We believe the continued growth of the Internet is vital for growing an environment of innovation and seek to engage in ways to foster success of the Internet and Internet infrastructure industry. We seek to influence decision makers to weigh decisions on whether they are good or bad for the Internet economy and its foundational industries. In short, we seek to foster growth within the Internet infrastructure industry by driving others to harness the Internet’s full potential. To learn more about i2Coalition, visit www.i2Coalition.com.