In 2007, The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee joined forces with the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University to host the State of the Net West series. The series fosters a dialogue between the Silicon Valley and Washington DC decision-makers to help inform the technology policy issues debated in Washington.

STATE OF THE NET WEST 2012 (Photos, Video, Series Recap)
The Series of Discussions to include U.S. Congressmen Goodlatte, Eshoo, Lofgren, Honda and Chaffetz along with FTC Commissioner Julie Brill. View the full schedule.


STATE OF THE NET WEST 2011 (Photos, Video, Series Recap)
Featured speakers: Congressman Robert Goodlatte, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn.


STATE OF THE NET WEST 2010
Canceled due to an unexpected emergency session in Congress.


STATE OF THE NET WEST 2009 (audio, photos, media coverage)
Featured speakers included White House CTO Aneesh Chopra, Congressman Rick Boucher, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and Congressman Robert Goodlatte.


STATE OF THE NET WEST 2008
Discussion leaders included Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congressman Mike Honda, and Congressman Bob Goodlatte. Other participants included West Coast academic scholars, public interest advocates, and industry executives.


STATE OF THE NET WEST 2007

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren led an informal and intimate roundtable on net neutrality, spectrum and digital copyright.