1. The protests against the House's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate's Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) earlier this year have been referred to as a "Nerd Spring" that spurred everyday Netizens into action. While not everyone agrees with that assessment, or the protests themselves, it was a watershed moment for tech policy. So what can we learn from the protests that can improve the policy process going forward? How has it changed the way techies engage in tech policy?

    •Michelle Quinn, Technology Correspondent, Politico PRO
    •Larry Downes, Author, The Laws of Disruption
    •Jonathan Nelson, Founder, Hackers and Founders
    •Nnena Ukuku, Co-founder and CEO, Black Founders Startup Ventures

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  2. It's hard to find an industry that hasn't being transformed by advances in technology. Whether it's because of the digitizing of information or the pervasiveness of mobile phones, technology has become everybody's business. As a result, tech policy is a growing concern not only for those within the high tech industry but also for leaders in other communities that are impacted by it.

    •Natalie Fonseca, Co-founder and Executive Producer, Tech Policy Summit
    •Melanie Wyne, Senior Technology Policy Representative, National Association of Realtors

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  3. Tech, like so many other communities, has a long list of Congressional bills that they'd like to see some movement on this year. In what is likely to be one of the most expensive hyper-partisan election seasons we've ever seen, will Congress be able to get anything done? As election day nears, we can expect to see more "message bills" and even less bipartisan cooperation. Where does this leave the tech industry agenda?

    •Maggie Fox, Managing Editor for Technology and Health Care, National Journal
    •Tod Cohen, VP and Deputy General Counsel, Government Relations, eBay
    •Tekedra Mawakana, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Global Public Policy, AOL Inc.
    •Rey Ramsey, President and CEO, TechNet

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  4. Social media and other technologies have changed the way people connect and communicate with one another - and now the power of those platforms is being leveraged to enable greater citizen involvement in the political process. Hear from some of the pioneers who are charting new territory in the civic engagement space, and learn more about the potential and impact of these tools.

    •Sarah Granger, Founder, Center for Technology, Media and Society
    •Dave Binetti, Co-founder and CEO, Votizen
    •Marci Harris, Founder and CEO, POPVOX
    •Shannon Spanhake, Deputy Innovation Officer, City and County of San Francisco

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  5. What is the future of digital copyright post-SOPA/PIPA? What are the lessons learned from the recent battle over those bills? How can the content and technology communities collaborate, and what will happen to the debate over IP rights and piracy when emerging technologies like 3-D printing take off?

    •Rob Pegoraro, Technology Writer and Analyst
    •Mike Masnick, CEO, Floor64 and Founder, Techdirt
    •Jonathan Taplin, Director, Annenberg Innovation Lab, USC

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