Tech Policy Trends 2024

Tech Policy Trends 2024

How will the next 12 months shape the future of technology, policy, and regulation?

Digital innovation is shaping the future of society like never before. In 2023, AI has taken the world by storm, the race to dominate Low Earth Orbit has accelerated, and digital trade has consolidated its position as the key to rapid, sustainable growth.

On top of these issues, next year will bring a fresh set of topics to the fore. The GDPR faces a comprehensive review. Expanded internet access will draw a widening number of countries and regions into global governance debates. An election year in America will bring US-China tensions back into the spotlight.

As the world’s preeminent tech policy advisory, Access Partnership operates at the intersection of these issues, serving as a conduit between the public and private sectors to aid their strategic decision-making. Our annual Tech Policy Trends report offers a unique insight into the issues that will shape the months ahead. This year’s edition is bolder than ever before.

From the importance of Brazil’s role in hosting the G20 to the future of consumer protection and the path towards 6G, our experts have harnessed their industry-leading expertise across government relations, policy analysis, and compliance and licensing to share the most pressing trends of the next 12 months:

  • Generative AI’s impact on the workforce
  • The EU AI Act and the future of AI regulation
  • Brazil’s growing role as a tech leader
  • The US-China rivalry’s impact on global trade
  • The Global South is the new epicentre of internet governance innovation
  • The evolution of GDPR
  • Consumer protection: The next battleground for digital pioneers
  • The year of mega-constellations
  • The 6G Hope: Will it cost operators less than 5G?

In a world surrounded by uncertainty, clarity is more valuable than ever. As industry disrupters, Access Partnership leverages its global presence and relationships with stakeholders from across the public and private sectors to identify and overcome their biggest hurdles. Stay one step ahead of the headlines for 2024 by reading our expert insight.

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