Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Center for Digital Democracy

Date: 
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:30 to 15:30

Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Ma)—original co-sponsor of COPPA

 

Followed by two panels addressing COPPA’s impact and future direction, featuring:



Sponsor: 

Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:00

This hearing will focus on identifying existing barriers to broadband deployment, ways to streamline infrastructure siting, and encourage investment in next generation communications services.  ​

Witnesses:



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commercee

Date: 
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

Join BroadbandUSA for an overview of federal funding options to support increasing broadband access in communities across the United States. Learn about recent program and policy updates from officials representing the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).

Speakers:



Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) Announces Field Hearing to Examine 5G in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) will convene a hearing titled “The Race to 5G: A View from the Field,” on Oct 12, 2018 at Carnegie Town Hall in Sioux Falls (SD).

Sponsor: 

Washington College of Law

American University

Date: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:59

The Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference will explore how we, as people of color and allies, preserve and safeguard democracy in our teaching and scholarship, particularly with respect to marginalized communities. The Conference theme is intentionally broad and relates to critical conversations such as: the role of lawyers and law professors; intersectionality, inclusion, and action; and whether and how to reframe and reclaim particular narratives.



Sponsor: 

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

High-speed mobile broadband networks are being deployed across the U.S., creating transformative opportunities for all parts of the U.S. economy. Two sectors in particular are likely to benefit from the increased capacity, high reliability, and minimal latency that 5G networks offer: digital manufacturing and the provision of state-of-the-art healthcare.



Sponsor: 

Technology Policy Institute

Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:30 to 13:30

An in-depth look at the changing landscape of antitrust enforcement, including 

a full slate of new papers scheduled to be published in the Review of Industrial Organization.



Sponsor: 

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Date: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:30 to Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:00

On the draft agenda:

Day 1 (October 15):



What I’ll tell Congress about California’s new privacy law

California's new consumer privacy act should be the baseline for any federal law, and that the rights of California consumers are not only protected but expanded to other consumers in our country and around the globe.

Sponsor: 

National Hispanic Media Coalition

Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:00 to 11:15

This event will put a spotlight on Latinx from across the country who are generating innovative connectivity solutions and using technology for social change. Panelists will include:

  • Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner

  • Roxanna Barboza, NHMC Policy Fellow

  • Teresa Basilio, Resilient Just Technologies

  • Edwin Reed-Sanchez, SayCel

  • Yamil Lora, THE POINT 

  • Naysia Valdez, Detroit Community Technology Project