United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith is the newest addition to a distinguished lineup of State of the Net Conference 2015 keynote speakers featuring FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.
Inaugural Contest Year Exceeds Wildest Expectations for Students and Member Participation Washington, DC The Congressional App Challenge Coalition congratulates the winners and competitors in the first-ever House Student App Challenge. Starting in January 2014, over one-third of all House Members challenged high school students in their districts to enter a competition to create a software […]
Today the Co-Chairs of bipartisan Congressional Internet Caucus urged House and Senate leadership to act quickly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act before the August recess. The joint letter signed by Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator John Thune, Congressman Bob Goodlatte and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo is here: Internet Tax Moratorium Letter Press Release […]
About The House Student App Challenge: Modeled after the Congressional Art Competition, the House Student App Challenge promotes Computer Science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education by recognizing and incentivizing our nation’s young programming talent. The House Student App Challenge is open to all high school students in participating districts. The inaugural App […]
Tuesday is the State of the Net Conference and our agenda is complete. You can view the full agenda on your laptop or your mobile device here: stateofthenet2014.sched.org. This year’s slate of keynotes and panels is the among the best @SOTN Agendas ever in its 10 year history. There are a few tickets are still […]
House Committee on Administration Passes Regulations for Establishing Competition Rules WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House Committee on Administration took the next step in launching the Congressional App Challenge by unanimously passing out of Committee regulations governing many aspects of the competition including the use of office resources. The Committee’s actions set the stage for […]