Canada’s Digital Policy Forum is an independent roundtable devoted to substantive discussion of digital policy issues.
Our mission is to facilitate the development of public policies that advance Canada’s digital economy, by promoting dialogue and the interchange of ideas between civil society, business, and government.
Canada’s Digital Policy Forum is an independent roundtable devoted to substantive discussion of digital policy. CDPF’s mission is to facilitate the development of public policies that advance Canada’s digital economy, by promoting dialogue and the interchange of ideas between civil society, business, and government.
CDPF facilitates routine discussions with members of the digital thought leadership community, and helps policymakers work through and understand stakeholder concerns and priorities. The organization’s goal is to promote thoughtful public policy solutions, and build cross-sector relations.
CDPF is incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.
The Forum brings together parliamentarians, government officials, key opinion leaders and industry to:
- Support the dissemination of policy ideas in the digital policy sphere
- Promote public policy that benefits consumers, industry and the country
- Serve as a launch pad to encourage collaboration between stakeholders
- Facilitate discussion on the relationship between the digital sector and Canadian economic prosperity
- Better policy through sharing of mutual experiences
The Forum adheres to a Chatham House Rule format whereby attendees are free to refer to information raised during the discussion, but asked to ensure the confidentiality of specific opinions. Subsequent to its meetings, summary documents are made available on our website.
Robert Atkinson is the founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, DC-based technology policy think tank. He is also author of the State New Economy Index series, Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage (Yale, 2012) and The Past And Future Of America’s Economy: Long Waves Of Innovation That Power Cycles Of Growth (Edward Elgar, 2005)....Read More