Here Are Draft Materials From the White House’s Technology Summit

On June 22, 2017, industry leaders convened at the White House for an exclusive summit. The event, called “American Leadership in Emerging Technology,” was the pinnacle of the administration’s Technology Week—an effort spearheaded by Jared Kushner, under the banner of his new department, the White House Office of American Innovation. Among the Technology Week invitees were Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and other tech CEOs. While the week was billed as a public-private sector conclave, those who attended were heavily scrutinized for pandering to President Trump while simultaneously opposing his political ideologies. In light of this, Motherboard submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for Technology Week materials prepared by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), which organized the event

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