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CITI initiated a fellows program that features an innovative video seminar series. The participants of this program were a selected membership of high level government and corporate policy makers along with leading academic and nonprofit researchers. THese meetings took place electronically over the CITI 2.0 platform, hosted by WebEx. Speakers presented content that is forward looking: to present new data, raise impending issues, promote discussion among the Fellows and provide feedback to the speakers. We were able to accomodate between 25 an 200 members on each meeting, with meetings scheduled once ecer one or two months.


Adam ThiererSenior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason Univ
Bill Dutton Professor of Internet Studies, Univ of Oxford
Blair Levin Managing Director, Legg Mason
Charles Benton CEO, Chairman of the Board, Benton Foundation
Charlie Firestone Executive Director, Communications & Society, Aspen Institute
Christopher Yoo Professor of Law, Univ of Pennsylvania
David Gross Former Ambassador, US Coordinator, International Communications & Information; Wiley, Rein & Fielding
David Waterman Professor, Indiana University
Debbie Goldman Communications Workers of America
Erik Bohlin Head & Professor in Technology Assessment, Chalmers University; Chairman, International Telecom Society
Heather Hudson Director, U. of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research
Henning Schulzerine Chief Technologist, FCC; Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia U.
James Katz Professor and Chair of Dept. of Communications, Rutgers Univ
Johannes Bauer Professor of Telecom, Michigan State University
Jonathan Aronson Professor of Communnications & International Relations, USC
Jonathan Askin Associate Professor, Brooklyn Law School
Jonathan Levy Deputy Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
Jorge Schement Dean School of Communications, Professor, Rutgers Univ
Marc Rotenberg Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center
Marjory Blumenthal Executive Director, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Michael Nelson Principal Technology Policy Strategist, Microsft
Michael Noll Professor and Dean Emeritus, U. of Southern California
Monroe Price Director of Global Communication, U. of Pennsylvania
Reed Hundt Former Chairman, U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Reza Jafari Chairman & CEO, e-Development International
Robert Crandall Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institute
Robert Frieden Professor, Penn State University
Robert McChesney Professor, U. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Russ Neumann Professor of Media Technology, Univ of Michigan
Sharon Gillett Principal Technology Policy Strategist, Microsoft
Steve Wildman Acting Chair, Professor, Director, Quello Center, Michigan State University
Tim Wu Professor, Columbia Law School

Past Fellows Speakers

November 5, 2012 Ed Richards, Executive Director, OFCOM, UK
December 3, 2012 John Perry Barlow, co-founder, Electronic Frontier Foundation
January 14, 2013 Reed Hundt, Fmr. FCC Chairman & Blair Levin, Fellow, Aspen Institute
February 4, 2013 Richard Taylor (Penn State), Gigi Sohn (Public Knowledge), David Young (Verizon)
April 1, 2013 Jon Irwin, CEO, Rhapsody
May 6, 2013 Michael Copps, Fmr. FCC Commissioner
June 3, 2013 Irwin Jacobs, Founder, Qualcomm
October 7, 2013Eli Noam, Columbia University


April 17th 2015

Back From the Ashes? A Next Generation of ICT Regulations and Their Implications


May 1st, 2015

CITI's 4th Annual Event on Digital Financial Services & Emerging Payments "Disruption, Development And Innovation In A Global Context"


June 5th, 2015

The Impact of the Internet on Employment and How to Deal with the Losers?"


October 19th, 2015

Save the Date: CITI State of Telecom


October 20th, 2015

Save the Date: Media Ownership and Concentration Around the World

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Fax: (212) 854-1471

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