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Fostering Innovation in Asia (Complete)

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 13, 2017 — A panel discussion of thought leaders and entrepreneurs convened by the Asia Society Policy Institute discuss how governments can foster competition, improve access to technology, and increase capacity. The conversation included Caroline Atkinson, head of Global Policy at Google and a former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics; Robert Atkinson, the president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Ambassador Robert Holleyman, the Deputy United States Trade Representative; Wonkyong Kim, Executive Vice President for Government Affairs at Samsung Electronics America; and Haruno Yoshida, the president of BT Japan. The conversation was moderated by Wendy Cutler, vice president of the Asia Society Policy Institute. (1 hr., 45 min.)


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