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.


More about the Chamber's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC)

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

Recent Activity

EventJan 26, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Digital Assets Event Teaser graphic

Digital Assets: Promoting Prosperity

On Tuesday, January 26, to learn about our latest report, Digital Assets: A Framework for Regulation to Maintain the United States’ Status as an Innovation Leader. This report provides a framework for regulating the digital assets space so the U.S. remains an innovation leader.

Above the FoldJan 19, 2021 - 11:30am
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

Ajit Pai Leaves Behind Legacy of Communications Progress and Reform at the FCC

The outgoing chairman brought big ideas to the agency to advance the goal of connecting all Americans.

Press ReleaseDec 04, 2020 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Executive Order Promoting the Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government

Washington, D.C. - Executive Vice President of the U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center Tom Quaadman issued the following statement in response to the White House’s executive order on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the federal government:

Letters to CongressDec 03, 2020 - 11:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

This Hill letter was sent to the conferees for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

Press ReleaseNov 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds White House's Release of AI Regulatory Guidance

“The U.S. Chamber applauds the release of the White House's Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Applications.

Above the FoldOct 29, 2020 - 5:00pm
Tech city

American Innovation Requires A National Policy Upgrade

Our EVP of C_TEC breaks down our 2021 Technology agenda following our #AmericanInnovators event.

ReportOct 27, 2020 - 2:00pm
America's Next Tech Upgrade - Workforce Report Cover

America's Next Tech Upgrade Reports

Our nation’s future economic success, growth, and competitiveness depends on a thriving and innovative technology sector. Every company is a tech company and data-driven innovation is the foundation of businesses across the country. These reports focus on four topics, broadband, data, transportation and workforce and include calls for a national strategy on each.

EventOct 27, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
CTEC American Innovators Teaser Graphic - October 2020

American Innovators: America's Next Tech Upgrade

The event titled American Innovators: America’s Next Tech Upgrade will feature policymakers and technology leaders to discuss what is necessary during the next presidential administration to ensure technology can be a lifeline and accelerator for post-COVID 19 economic growth. 

Press ReleaseOct 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Unveils 2021 Technology Policy Agenda

The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today unveiled its 2021 technology policy agenda at its virtual event, “American Innovators: America’s Next Tech Upgrade.” The event brought together policymakers and technology leaders to discuss what is necessary during the next presidential administration to ensure technology is a lifeline and accelerator for post-COVID 19 economic growth.  

Press ReleaseOct 06, 2020 - 5:15pm

U.S. Chamber Calls Antitrust Report a Deeply Flawed Basis for Any Legislative Conversation

“It is a flawed premise that our antitrust laws no longer work and that the outcome in the market is better guided by government, not consumers. Any contemplated changes to our antitrust laws will impact all sectors of our economy. We urge members of Congress to refrain from relying on this one-sided staff report to guide future legislation.”