Bennet Criticizes Trump Administration’s Lack of Seriousness to Secure U.S. Leadership in Artificial Intelligence Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to the Trump administration addressing its inadequate commitment to securing U.S. competitiveness in artificial intelligence (AI). Bennet’s letter, addressed to U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios, is in response to the regulatory principles for AI the administration released earlier this month. In the letter, Bennet criticizes the administration’s “light touch” approach and cites its policies with respect to scientific research, education, workforce training, and immigration as damaging to U.S. leadership in AI.
FTC, FCC officials to speak at University of Colorado Law School
Rohit Chopra, commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, Michael O’Rielly, commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) are scheduled speak at the flagship conference of the University of Colorado Law School’s Silicon Flatirons Center on Feb. 9-10, according to a release.
Tech Affairs Council Discusses the Latest in Tech Policy Last Thursday, Colorado Technology Association’s Tech Affairs Council convened for it’s first meeting of 2020. Every two months the group gathers to hear the latest on tech policy issues across municipal, state and federal levels as well as hearing from guest speakers on relevant topics. At Thursday’s meeting the council heard from and engaged with the Governor’s Office on issues including broadband and tech procurement. The council also received updates concerning recent state legislation, municipal ballot initiatives and Colorado congressional delegation activities and proposals.
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