Toward a Sustainable Spectrum Policy: Rethinking Federal Spectrum

Public Knowledge
June 3, 2010
8am - 12:15


8:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration

8:45 a.m. Welcome (Gigi B. Sohn)

9:00 a.m. Overview Presentation: Averting The "Spectrum Crisis"

9:30 a.m. Panel 1: Federal Secondary Markets
Panelists will address the Public Knowledge white paper, "Federal Spectrum Secondary Markets: A Third Way Forward for Federal Spectrum Reform," released for the event.


  • Coleman Bazelon, Principal, The Brattle Group
  • Kathy Brown, Senior Vice President, Public Policy
  • Development, Verizon (invited)
  • Chris Dufus, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Bridge
  • Rick Whitt, Washington Telecom Counsel, Google (invited)
  • Jim Kohlenberger, Chief of Staff, Office of Science & Technology Programs (invited)


  • Harold Feld. Legal Director, Public Knowledge
  • Gregory Rose, Principal, Econometric Consulting

10:45 a.m. Networking Break

11:00 a.m. Panel 2: Increasing Transparency and Efficiency for Federal Spectrum
This panel will focus on the second white paper released by Public Knowledge, also writted by Harold Feld and Gregory Rose: "Transparency, Efficiency, Access: How To Reform Federal Spectrum Management."

Moderator: TBA


  • Kathleen Ham, Vice President for Federal Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile
  • Janice Obuchowski, President, Freedom Technologies (invited)
  • Jessica Rosenworcel, Senior Counsel, Senate Commerce Committee (invited)
  • Karl Nebbia, Deputy Associate Administrator, NTIA


  • Harold Feld
  • Gregory Rose

12:15 p.m. Adjourn*