C_TEC Working Groups

C_TEC Working Groups


Artificial Intelligence: (focus areas--research and development, open data, algorithmic decisionmaking and relevant standards and regulations) To educate the public and policymakers on the different types, uses, and policy challenges associated with artificial intelligence, and coordinate industry efforts to effectively advocate for a favorable policy environment.
STAFF CONTACT: Matt Furlow (mfurlow@uschamber.com | 202.463.5632)


Autonomous Vehicle: (focus areas--autonomous vehicle regulations, standards, and legislation; smart cities; and policymaker and consumer education) To educate policymakers, regulators, the media, consumers and the business community about the benefits of automated technologies; advocate for rational federal requirements that encourage innovation, research and development, and technology growth; and conduct a consumer campaign socializing autonomous vehicles to incentivize adoption.

STAFF CONTACT: Matt Furlow (mfurlow@uschamber.com | 202.463.5632)

Data Privacy: (focus areas--data protection, state and federal privacy legislation and regulation, data analysis and access issues) To bring together members from all industry sectors with the goal of passing balanced federal legislation that protects consumers and promotes innovation. The Working Group also monitors state and local privacy legislation and works to develop evidence-based solutions to address the issue of consumer and government privacy.

STAFF CONTACT: Jordan Crenshaw (jcrenshaw@uschamber.com) 


Digital Transformation: (focus areas--IT modernization, public service, cyber security, government resilience) For government to effectively lead in generating economic growth and resilience against future crises, it must fully embrace cutting edge technology and data analytics. The Working Group works to identify hurdles to modernization of IT systems on a federal, state, and local level and advocate for a federal solution through legislation and agency collaboration.

STAFF CONTACT: Jordan Crenshaw (jcrenshaw@uschamber.com) 

New Economy: (focus areas--tech's impact on workforce, portable benefits, economic impact of new economy on local communities) To demonstrate how technology addresses and solves everyday problems impacting Americans; measurably shift the perception of tech companies operating in a bubble by highlighting how tech companies collaborate with different stakeholders across various industries throughout America; develop and commence a campaign that effectively documents the efforts of tech companies to solve significant challenges facing everyday Americans and that advocates for policy changes to create an environment that allows them to maximize progress when solving those problems.

STAFF CONTACT: Matt Furlow (mfurlow@uschamber.com)

Telecommunications & E-commerce Policy Committee: (focus areas--cloud, 5G, smart cities, net neutrality, broadband) To educate policymakers, consumers, and businesses on the value of the digital economy and the elements necessary to power e-commerce such as data and connectivity and to advocate for policies that enable online and broadcast commerce to thrive.

STAFF CONTACT: Jordan Crenshaw (jcrenshaw@uschamber.com) 


Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): (focus areas--expanded operations, critical infrastructure and airspace protection, UAS traffic management/remote identification, and consumer and policymaker education) To educate the public and policymakers about UAS'—how they are used and why they are important and support policies that enhance C_TEC members’ ability to operate UAS’ in the US.

STAFF CONTACT: Matt Furlow (mfurlow@uschamber.com)


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