SIIA invites you to attend The Software Century: Analyzing Economic Impact & Job Creation. The new event, which will explore the software industry’s role in job creation and economic growth, will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at 11:30 a.m. in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, HVC 215.
The Software Century: Analyzing Economic Impact & Job Creation will feature Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews and business leaders, who will provide their unique perspective on how software is reinventing the way businesses and consumers operate and is transforming the U.S. economy.
At the event, SIIA will unveil a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind report on the software industry’s economic impact. As software has become essential to virtually all business operations across all industries, the new SIIA report – “The Impact of the U.S. Software Industry on the American Economy” – will provide detailed data and analysis related to output, productivity, exports and job creation. The report’s author, Robert J. Shapiro, former Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs under President Bill Clinton, and SIIA Vice President of Public Policy Mark MacCarthy will discuss the study’s findings and implications.
To register for the event, please click here.
Announced speakers include:
- Bruce Andrews – Deputy Secretary of Commerce
- Robert J. Shapiro – former Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs under President Bill Clinton; Co-founder and Chairman, Sonecon, LLC
- Jason Mahler – Vice President of Government Affairs, Oracle
- Bernie McKay – Chief Public Policy Officer and Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs, Intuit
- Henry Lightsey – Executive Director of Global Connected Consumer-Global Government Relations, General Motors
WHO: The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)
WHAT: The Software Century: Analyzing Economic Impact & Job Creation
WHEN: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, HVC 215
Sabrina Eyob is the Public Policy Coordinator at SIIA. Follow the Policy team on Twitter @SIIAPolicy.