Chamber Technology Engagement Center

C_TEC (U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center) promotes the role of technology in our economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs.

 

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C_TEC is a campaign that cuts across nearly every sector to harness all the good work and aggressive advocacy on behalf of the technology sector already underway AND provide a new platform with enhanced prominence to address the emerging tech issues that are on the horizon.

Going forward, there are four primary areas of focus for the Center:

  • Emerging Issues
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Talent
  • Capital & Governance

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Recent Activity

Letters to CongressJan 14, 2020 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Hearing, "Facial Recognition Technology (Part III):  Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy"

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, on a hearing entitled, "Facial Recognition Technology (Part III):  Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy."

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Praises FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order for Driving Economic Opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center Senior Vice President Tim Day issued the following statement in response to the FCC’s release of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: States Regulating National Policy Issues ‘Presents Challenges and Uncertainties for Business’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue warned today in his State of American Business speech that an emerging patchwork of state regulations on national economic issues presents challenges and uncertainties for business.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: 'Engaging with the world is our best strategy for strong national security and lasting prosperity'

Today U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue cautioned that the United States must continue to engage on the world stage or risk being left behind in his annual State of American Business Address.

Press ReleaseDec 26, 2019 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Remote ID Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Tim Day, senior vice president, U.S.

Issue BriefDec 05, 2019 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber Facial Recognition Policy Principles

Facial recognition technology has an enormous potential to enhance security and safety, and enable innovation across a wide variety of sectors including transportation, retail, hospitality, and financial services. Already, the technology can be used in applications including airline passenger facilitation, criminal investigations, theft prevention, and fraud detection.

Press ReleaseDec 05, 2019 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Releases Facial Recognition Policy Principles

Seven policy principles to prioritize transparency, protect individual privacy, establish a national regulatory framework, and promote accountability through standards and testing.

ReportNov 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
CTEC / Facebook Report - Cover Graphic: How Social Media Tools Benefit Small Businesses (A Case Study)

How Social Media Tools Benefit Small Businesses

The results of this survey show that Facebook is a widely used platform among small businesses, and that the majority find Facebook’s products to be important to their business. Small businesses use Facebook’s products for a variety of reasons, including marketing, communication with customers, and providing general information about their business.

Letters to CongressNov 19, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Hearing, "Highly Automated Vehicles: Federal Perspectives on the Deployment of Safety Technology"

This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, on the hearing entitled, “Highly Automated Vehicles: Federal Perspectives on the Deployment of Safety Technology.”

Press ReleaseNov 18, 2019 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Democrats Federal Privacy Principles

WASHINGTON D.C. - Tim Day, senior vice president, U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), issued the following statement today in response to Senate Democrats unveiling a new set of data privacy principles: