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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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C_TEC Intelligence

C_TEC is working closely with Morning Consult to leverage their research, media, and data visualization tools to explore and distribute data on the most pressing technology issues. The C_TEC Intelligence platform powers this effort and will quickly become a leading information source on the economic and social impact of the tech sector.



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Recent Activity

LetterJul 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber Sends Letter of Support for Autonomous Vehicle Legislation

The Chamber is encouraged by the self-driving vehicle legislation, and we hope to work with the Committee moving forward to ensure innovation and development are not stifled as a result of inconsistent state liability rules and entrepreneurial plaintiffs lawyers.

Above the FoldJun 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Google self-driving car on California Highway 280

Rallying Around Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation

Voters support self-driving vehicles and understand their benefits.

TestimonyJun 27, 2017 - 1:00am

TESTIMONY & VIDEO: C_TEC SVP Tim Day Testifies on Self-Driving Vehicles before the House Energy & Commerce Committee

Today, the U.S. Chamber is releasing a new survey conducted by Morning Consult showing that voters support the use of self-driving vehicles and prefer a unified federal standard to govern their use. Tim Day, senior vice president of Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), discussed the survey results today during his testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection in support of self-driving vehicle legislation.

ReportJun 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Data Centers: Jobs & Opportunities in Communities Nationwide

With 6 million jobs and 2.5 million job openings, America’s technology sector is driving economic growth, expanding global dominance in innovation and entrepreneurship, and putting Americans to work. Data centers, where data is stored and processed, are used by burgeoning technologies like drones and sensors to monitor crops and soil levels. Without these centers, we can’t power the innovations to keep our economy moving.

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Report: Data Centers Average $32.5 Million in Economic Impact

According to a new report released today by the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), the average data center adds $32.5 million in economic activity to its local community each year. The report, Data Centers – Jobs and Opportunities in Communities Nationwide, also reveals that during construction, a typical data center generates an additional $9.9 million in revenue for state and local governments.

EventJun 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Data Center

Data Centers: Jobs and Opportunities in Communities Nationwide

Join us for the release of a report on the economic benefits of data centers.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2017 - 10:45am
May 18, 2017 - Washington, DC, USA: U.S. Invest In America Summit, featuring Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin. With Tom Donohue, and Myron Brilliant.    Photo by Joshua Roberts / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Just Another Week At the Chamber…

VP Pence and more.

EventMay 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30am

TecTalk with Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Join C_TEC and the U.S. Chamber’s Telecommunications & E-Commerce Committee as we welcome U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn for a TecTalk on Broadband Infrastructure as part of Infrastructure Week.

Press ReleaseMay 05, 2017 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Kicks Off TecExec Series with Event on Role of Tech in Agriculture

The U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today kicked off its TecExec Series with “Farm to Table: A Tech Story,” an event discussing the role of technology in agriculture, retail, and the grocery industry. It also released the results of a Morning Consult poll, which shows that voters overwhelmingly say technology is beneficial to food production. According to the survey, nearly 8 in 10 voters say technology plays an important role in the grocery industry.

EventMay 05, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Farm to Table: A Tech Story

Join ​us ​as ​C_TEC ​welcomes ​Chris ​Hjelm, ​Executive ​Vice ​President ​and ​Chief ​Information ​Officer ​of ​Kroger, ​and ​Stuart ​Aitken, ​CEO ​of ​84.51°, ​for ​an ​inaugural ​TecExec ​Series ​event.