EMERGING AND FOUNDATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES THINK TANK

Status of BIS Definitions of Emerging and Foundational Technologies, and the Potential Impact on Competitiveness, Cost-Efficiency and Innovation

March 17, 2021 6:15pm

Andrew Puryear
Chief Technology Officer
Ultra Electronics
(Chairman, Emerging Technology Technical Advisory Committee at U.S. Department of Commerce)

Adilia F. Koch
Director of Export Compliance
California Institute of Technology

Josephine Aiello LeBeau
Partner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

  • Anticipated impact of new controls on innovation and competitiveness in global supply chains
  • Status update on BIS, Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on how to define foundational technologies, and its request for public comments from industry
  • Foundational technologies: Definitional considerations, foreign availability and effectiveness of unilateral controls
  • Behind the increase in emerging and foundational technologies and AI in export controls