Regulating Planesharing: A Conversation on Regulation and Innovation

In a world of drone delivery and self-driving cars, do innovation and regulation need to be at odds with one another? Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and a variety of other experts weigh in on this critical discussion.

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As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speakers.

Related Links:

Fourth Branch Video: “Collaborative Acceleration of Regulation and Innovation”

Deep Dive Podcast: “Can Government Regulation Keep Pace with Emerging Technology?”

Fourth Branch Video: “Regulating Planesharing: Flytenow and the FAA”

Deep Dive Podcast: “‘Uber of the Sky’: The Story of Flytenow”

Elaine Chao


U.S. Department of Transportation

Alan Guichard

CFO and Co-Founder

Flytenow, Inc.

Christopher Koopman

Senior Director of Strategy and Research

Center for Growth and Opportunity

Gregory S. McNeal

Professor of Law and Public Policy, Pepperdine University

Co-Founder, AirMap

Jon Riches

Director of National Litigation

Goldwater Institute

Emerging Technology

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