10/30/2008 McCain v. Obama: The Technology Policy Smackdown

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Thursday at 12:30p EST, be sure to tune in for live coverage of a joint New America/WIRED magazine event – http://www.ustream.tv/channel/naf-live-events.

Join us as two top presidential campaign advisers debate these specific issues and describe the candidates’ respective visions for maximizing technological innovation and access. Why is the United States falling behind the rest of the world in broadband access, and how can we reverse that? What should our immigration policy be for skilled tech workers? These questions and others will be answered LIVE!

Moderated by Nicholas Thompson the Senior Editor, for WIRED magazine.

Representing Sen. McCain will be the campaign’s chief economic policy adviser, Douglas Holtz-Eakin. Representing Sen. Obama will be former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt.

Related links:
http://www.newamerica.net/events/2008/tech_smackdown

http://blog.wired.com/business/2008/10/obama-v-mccain.html#h1bissues

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