Voting Ends August 30!

We’ve put together some great policy panels for next year’s SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP to get in the final conference program!

Please vote for us and help bring free-market ideas to Austin’s annual gathering of technologists, activists and entrepreneurs.

Panels featuring R Streeters:


Creative Ways to Solve the Bias Problem in AI: CLICK TO VOTE!

  • Featuring: Sasha Moss, Federal Affairs Manager & Policy Counsel, R Street Institute
  • Sarah Holland, Assembly Cohort, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and MIT Media Lab
  • Heather West, Senior Policy Manager, Americas Principal, Mozilla
  • Tiffany Li, Attorney and Resident Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project


Can a Computer Invent?: CLICK TO VOTE!

  • Featuring: Charles Duan, Director, Technology & Innovation Policy, R Street Institute
  • Rachel Wolbers, Policy Director, Engine Advocacy
  • Ryan Calo, Professor & Co-Founder, Tech Policy Lab, University of Washington
  • Ellen Satterwhite, Vice President, Glen Echo Group


Music Licensing Rules of the Road: CLICK TO VOTE!

  • Featuring: Ian Adams, Associate Vice President, State Affairs, R Street Institute
  • Elizabeth Frazee, Co-founder and CEO, Twin Logic Strategies
  • Meredith Rose, Policy Counsel, Public Knowledge
  • Greg Barnes, General Counsel, Digital Media Association



  • Featuring: Zach Graves, Head of Policy, Lincoln Network/Associate Fellow, R Street Institute
  • Mark Takano, Member of Congress, US Congress
  • Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Tim O’Reilly, Founder, O’Reilly Media


Harnessing the Holodeck: VR, Work & Society: CLICK TO VOTE!

  • Anne Hobson, Program Manager, The Mercatus Center/Associate Fellow, R Street Institute
  • Jake Sally, Director of Immersive Development, Mercatus Center at GMU
  • Rachael Vaughn, Corporate Counsel, Google
  • Clarence Williams, Lead for Government Engagement, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce


We’ve also put together a great list of policy panels from our friends!

If you have any panels you’d like us to add to this list, please email Sasha Moss: [email protected]