New & Emerging Technology

The CompTIA Federal and State Emerging Technologies Committee supports new and emerging technology platforms through impactful policies creating an advantageous policy environment that allows emerging technology platforms to mature at both the Federal and State level.

Committee Focus

At the federal and state level, CompTIA provides daily interaction with government officials, staffers, and the Administration to help provide a nurturing environment for emerging technologies. We send out regular emails requesting feedback when priority bills are introduced and hold calls when necessary.

The Emerging Technologies Committee holds regular webinars on issues of key importance to the community.

Legislative Outreach
The Emerging Technologies Committee has held a series of ongoing briefings to the Congressional Technology Staff Association (CTSA) on key issues. The CTSA is an association of over 150 congressional staffers that have technology issues in their portfolio.

Emerging Tech Legislative Tracker
CompTIA tracks both the federal and state legislative and regulatory environment, providing the very latest on bills and regulations that impact emerging technology.

Events Calendar
CompTIA will keep committee members updated on the very latest events that are relevant to industry.

Please contact David Logsdon, Senior Director, Public Advocacy, for more information about the Federal and State Emerging Technologies Committee and how you can get involved at

Net & Emerging Federal Government Affairs Events

There are currently no events scheduled for this community. Check back later!

Blog Posts

  • An Informative Overview of Government Priorities Shared during Capitol Hill Speakers Series at Fly-In

    by Lana Sansur | Feb 19, 2018
    On the morning February 14, we held the Capitol Hill Speaker Series at the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In. It featured high-ranking officials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Homeland Security and provided Fly-In attendees with an informative overview of government priorities for the coming year around the tech agenda. It also gave attendees added knowledge of tech issues before hitting the halls of Congress for Fly-In meetings.
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  • BLOCKCHAIN: What Does the Future Hold? Discussed at Tech Policy Summit at Fly In

    by Lana Sansur | Feb 19, 2018
    Blockchains have emerged as possibly one of the next big transformational technologies for government use in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to services and transactions. Blockchain technology is also at the forefront of many private industry sectors, including banking, real estate, and health care.
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  • Drones and Smart Cities: Transforming the Lives of Citizens

    by Lana Sansur | Jan 26, 2018
    Last week, CompTIA hosted the first in a series of webinars for the newly established Emerging Technology Committee which represents the federal, state and local ecosystems. The webinar titled, “Drones and Smart Cities: Transforming the lives of Citizens,” examined drones and their ability to deliver services more rapidly and more efficiently to residents and how the influx of emerging technologies such as drones will help develop smart cities.
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Press Releases

Twelve Executives Named to CompTIA Advisory Councils Executive Board

Mar 13, 2018

New CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Reflects Growing Importance of Advanced Cloud Skills

Feb 08, 2018

CompTIA Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

Jan 31, 2018