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Sen. Jerry Moran to Speak at SXSW

2015 SXSW Panel: Politics of Innovation: DC, Tech Working Together

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) announced he will speak at South-by-Southwest Interactive 2015 in Austin, Texas. Sen. Moran’s official SXSWi panel is titled, “Politics of Innovation: DC, Tech Working Together.”

“I look forward to being back at ‘South-by’ to connect with the entrepreneurs and innovators from across America who are creating businesses and bringing new ideas to life,” Sen. Moran said. “This year at SXSW, I will continue to rally support for my Startup Act legislation and seek insight from entrepreneurs about the challenges and opportunities they see ahead. Their technical knowledge and experiences will help drive my technology agenda in the U.S. Senate and educate my colleagues as we tackle critical issues like new business formation and data security.”


What: SXSWi Session: Politics of Innovation: DC, Tech Working Together

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015
            9:30-10:30 a.m.


  Omni Downtown

  Capital Ballroom

  700 San Jacinto

  Austin, TX


Sen. Moran has attended SXSW each spring since 2012 where he promotes increased engagement between startups and policymakers in Washington. In 2014, CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro dubbed Moran, "Mr. Innovation" and described him as "one of the biggest tech entrepreneurship leaders in the U.S. Senate." In 2015, Moran became Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee with jurisdiction over data security policy.


Past coverage of Sen. Moran at SXSW:



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