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

Press ReleaseSep 06, 2019 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on UAS Remote ID Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tim Day, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) issued the following statement today regarding the FAA's announcement to delay rulemaking on remote identification for unmanned aircraft systems:

Press ReleaseAug 02, 2019 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Releases Automated Vehicle Policy Principles

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today released Automated Vehicle (AV) policy principles, which prioritize safety while ensuring that the United States remains a global leader in automated vehicle innovation.

Issue BriefAug 02, 2019 - 5:00am

C_TEC's Automated Vehicle Policy Principles

Automated Driving Systems (ADS) and ADS-equipped vehicles, colloquially known as autonomous vehicles, have the vast potential to increase road safety, enhance mobility for the elderly and people with disabilities, and improve transportation efficiency across the nation.

Press ReleaseAug 01, 2019 - 2:45pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds FCC's Vote on Broadband Deployment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tim Day, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center, issued the following statement today following the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) vote to end barriers to broadband deployment:

Above the FoldJul 31, 2019 - 11:45am
TV; Cell phone

FCC Removes Red Tape on Broadband Permitting, Lowering Costs for Businesses, Consumers

The FCC is changing the way localities charge cable operators for providing internet service, a move benefiting businesses and consumers.

Above the FoldJul 29, 2019 - 9:00am
Rep. McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) discusses the need for a national data privacy standard at the U.S. Chamber.

‘A Patchwork is Not Acceptable’: Making the Case for a National Privacy Law

A national data privacy standard would continue innovation to flourish, keeping the United States a technology leader.

Press ReleaseJul 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber's C_TEC Announces A.I. Working Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) announced today the formation of its Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Working Group, issuing the following statement by C_TEC's Senior Vice President Tim Day:

EventJul 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Seattle TecNation Event Key Graphic

TecNation: Seattle

Join C_TEC for an event focused on the transformative nature of technology and how it affects rural America.

Above the FoldJul 22, 2019 - 9:00am
Computer code on a computer screen.

We Need Federal Data Privacy Legislation

If we fail to act on a national level, a flurry of conflicting state regulations will fill the void.

Press ReleaseJul 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

Intel's Marjorie Dickman to join C_TEC's Advisory Board

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC ) is pleased to announce that Marjorie J. Dickman, global director and associate general counsel, Intel will join its Advisory Board effective immediately.