(Gawkwire) – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) will host a program next week with leaders of the Internet infrastructure industry and members of Congress to discuss best practices, policy goals and the potential for growth of the Internet economy when all parts of the industry’s ecosystem are working together. Cindy Southworth, Vice President of National Network to End Domestic Violence, Ximena Hartsick, President of Phone2Action, and Christian Dawson, i2Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chair, will be speaking at the event. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) will each be receiving the i2Coalition’s “Champion of Internet Innovation” award.
WHO: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) (video message)
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
Cindy Southworth, VP, Vice President, National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
Ximena Hartsock, President, Phone2Action
Christian Dawson, Co-Founder and Board Chair, i2Coalition
WHAT: i2Coalition Internet Education Day
WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
**Press registration opens at 1:45 p.m.**
WHERE: Rayburn 2168 (Gold Room)
Washington, DC 20515
I2Coalition Members Participating in Advocacy Day Include:
Data Foundry Inc.
Endurance International Group
LeaseWeb USA, Inc
W. David Snead PC
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) supports those who build the nuts and bolts of the Internet, and we treat it like the noble profession that it is. We believe the continued growth of the Internet is vital for growing an environment of innovation and seek to engage in ways to foster success of the Internet and Internet infrastructure industry. We seek to influence decision makers to weigh decisions on whether they are good or bad for the Internet economy and its foundational industries. In short, we seek to foster growth within the Internet infrastructure industry by driving others to harness the Internet’s full potential. To learn more about i2Coalition, visit www.i2Coalition.com.