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.


Recent Activity

Press ReleaseSep 05, 2018 - 6:00pm

C_TEC Statement on FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr’s Proposal to Reduce Small Cell Regulatory Burdens

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center Senior Vice President Tim Day issued the following statement today regarding FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr’s proposal to reduce regulatory burdens for small wireless facility deployment:

LetterSep 05, 2018 - 1:15pm

Privacy Principles

This letter and attached document were sent to the Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Privacy Principles.

Press ReleaseAug 10, 2018 - 10:30am

C_TEC Announces New Working Group Co-Chairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today announced the co-chairs for its three working groups: Autonomous Vehicles (AV), New Economy, and Unmanned Aerial System (UAS); as well as the Telecommunications & E-Commerce Policy Committee.

EventAug 01, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
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Get Smart On Blockchain

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform every industry. Healthcare, insurance, retail, agriculture, and even government could be streamlined through blockchain. C_TEC will explore its potential power and debate policy ramifications.

LetterJul 18, 2018 - 4:45pm

Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security ahead of the Subcommittee’s markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations bill tomorrow morning.

EventJul 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
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FinTech: Peeling Back the Layers

This event will explore how policymakers can approach fintech that fosters innovation and growth, while maintaining protections for consumers and businesses. Hear from industry experts and policymakers forging the way in this new financial world, and get a copy of the Chamber’s position paper outlining our principles.

EventJul 10, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am
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AI Summit: Investing in Innovation and Tomorrow's Workforce

Join C_TEC and BSA | The Software Alliance for AI Summit: Investing in Innovation and Tomorrow's Workforce, an event building on the momentum of the White House’s recent Summit on Artificial Intelligence.

Above the FoldJul 09, 2018 - 9:00am
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The Privacy Protection Challenge

In response to data privacy concerns, the U.S. Chamber is offering guidelines for smart, effective solutions to this challenging issue.

EventJun 01, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
TecNation: Sacramento

TecNation: Sacramento | Smart Cities

From the Golden1 Arena’s title as the ‘most connected indoor sports arena’ to the hundreds of innovative companies and entrepreneurs finding better and more efficient ways to live and work, there are many lessons that Sacramento has to share with other cities across the country.

EventMay 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
TecNation: Brooklyn

TecNation: Brooklyn | Smart Cities

We’ll showcase the best Brooklyn has to offer in a conversation with policymakers and industry leaders on what is currently happening as well as what the future holds in areas like infrastructure, mobility, renewability, and sustainability.