Talks

Marvin speaks regularly. He has addressed audiences around the world, from Asia to the Middle East to Europe and across the US, and has keynoted events including over 3,000 people. His usual topics concern Internet policy, tech entrepreneurship and innovation, and social media and online activism.

If you’re interested in having Marvin speak at an event, reach out to contact@ammorigroup.com.

Below is a list of some of his talks:

“That’s Debatable” Panel On Smart Phones

On February 20, 2013, Marvin participated in the first installment of “That’s Debatable,” a debate series put together by Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. The panel, which included Christine Rosen, Senior Editor of The New Atlantis and a 2013 Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, Daniel Sarewitz, Professor of Science and Society and Co-director of the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University, Miriam Warren, Vice President of New Markets at Yelp, debated the question of whether smartphones have taken over our lives.

Congressional Internet Caucus’s State Of The Net

On January 23, 2013, Marvin spoke on a panel at the State of the Net 2013 conference. Rob Atkinson, President of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and Rey Ramsey, CEO and President of TechNet joined Ammori and the trio discussed innovation policy in America. You can view the panel here.

Keynote Address At MCentral Millennium Ideas Forum

On January 19, 2013, Marvin delivered a keynote address for MCentral’s Millennium Ideas Forum in Washington, D.C. His remarks focused on “how to keep the Internet awesome,” and identified ways in which the freedom to connect and innovate are helping to drive social change throughout the world.

Stanford Address On Network Neutrality and the First Amendment

On December 6, 2012, Marvin spoke at Stanford’s Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He discussed the First Amendment arguments being made in Verizon v. FCC, Verizon’s appeal of the FCC’s 2010 Open Internet Rule, which is now before the D.C. Circuit.

Reboot America Panel On Future Of Social Media

On November 9, 2012, Marvin spoke at Reboot America’s Inaugural Summit in Washington, D.C. He participated on a panel discussing the future of social media for citizen advocacy. Fellow panelists included Andrew Rasiej (Founder, Personal Democracy Media), Daniel O’Connor (Board Member, DisCo), and Mindy Finn (Strategic Partnerships, Twitter).

National Journal / Atlantic Media Forum Panel On Social Media

On June 7, 2012, Marvin spoke at the National Journal/Atlantic Media Forum, an event bringing together the Head of Social Media at Ford Motor Company and other social media leaders, sponsored by Allstate. He discussed best practices in social media, and the role of creativity in political activism and commercial marketing.

San Francisco: Dropbox Talks

On November 9, 2011, Marvin dropped by Dropbox headquarters to discuss the current landscape of cyber attacks and cyber espionage, as well as their legal and diplomatic context. You can view the talk here.

Ann Arbor: Tedx UofM

In April 2011, Marvin gave this talk at the University of Michigan TEDx, before 1700 people at the historic Michigan Theater. He discussed freedom of speech, Internet policy, and how people can use technology to organize and speak to change the world. You can view the talk here.

Berlin, Germany: Re:Publica

On November 15, 2010, Marvin spoke at a leading conference in Germany about lessons for Europe from the U.S. experience with network neutrality advocacy. You can view the talk here.

Washington DC: Federalist Society Annual Convention

He has spoken at two Federalist Society Annual Conventions, in 2009 and 2010.  Here is a link to part of his 2009 talk.

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