Internet Infrastructure Coalition Hosts Education Day on Capitol Hill

February 25, 2013 by  

Web Hosting ServicesWashington, DC – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) will host a program with leaders of the Internet infrastructure industry and members of Congress to discuss policy goals for the 113th Congress and educate attendees about the benefits of a free and open Internet. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), Alexis Ohanian, Reddit Co-Founder and Christian Dawson, i2Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chair, will be speaking at the event. Senators Moran and Wyden and Congressman Issa will each be receiving the i2Coalition’s “Champion of Internet Innovation” award.

WHO: Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA)
Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit
Christian Dawson, Co-Founder and Board Chair of i2Coalition

WHAT: Internet Education Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Speaking Program
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Demonstrations

WHERE: 902 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Internet Education Day, organized with the support of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), will include representatives from the following companies. There will be 15 demonstration booths looking at aspects of how the Internet functions, focusing on topics such as Cybersecurity, International Competition on the Internet and the cloud.

I2Coalition Members Participating in Advocacy Day
Black Lotus
Cheval Capital
Data Foundry
Endurance International Group
Green Olive Tree
Handy Networks
Hedgehog Hosting
LeaseWeb USA
Media Temple
Studio 1337

Additional participants
Engine Advocacy
Open Xchange

About i2Coalition
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) supports those who build the nuts and bolts of the Internet, and we treat it like the noble profession that it is. We believe the continued growth of the Internet is vital for growing an environment of innovation and seek to engage in ways to foster success of the Internet and Internet infrastructure industry. We seek to influence decision makers to weigh decisions on whether they are good or bad for the Internet economy and its foundational industries. In short, we seek to foster growth within the Internet infrastructure industry by driving others to harness the Internet’s full potential. To learn more about i2Coalition, visit

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