Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

The Atlantic and Intel

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:30 to 17:50

Across industries and sectors, connectivity is becoming faster and more intelligent. 5G technology promises to unleash even greater computing and processing power. As a result, cities will become smarter and machines will speak with machines, which will enable new advances in healthcare, manufacturing and transportation. 

Yet the race to 5G is global. And other countries are working feverishly to ensure their companies can compete on the world stage. 



Sponsor: 

Forum Europe

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:00 to Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:25
Sponsor: 

Telecommunications Industry Association and Verizon

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

Emerging wireless and IoT technologies are providing new and innovative solutions for consumers, businesses and for public safety. New technologies and next generation networks have the potential to dramatically improve access to emergency services for the public and to enhance the emergency response capabilities of first responders.



Sponsor: 

Washington Post

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:00 to 11:30

Government leaders, security experts, and advocates will discuss and debate emerging threats in cybersecurity like critical infrastructure vulnerability, bot armies and misinformation campaigns. They will assess how government and the private sector are shoring up their defenses against the next wave of cyberattacks and what consumers can do to defend themselves.



Sponsor: 

Cox Communications

Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

On Monday, Oct. 1, Cox Communications will be holding a press event to make an announcement about the Cox Connect2Compete program. Pat Esser, President of Cox Communications, will be speaking along with Chairman Pai and EveryoneON founder Zach Leverenz.

DETAILS:
Pat Esser, Ajit Pai and Zach Leverenz at the National Press Club
Monday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.



Sponsor: 

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

Date: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:30 to Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00

The second Digital Media and Developing Minds national interdisciplinary conference brings together scientists and researchers in the fields of neuroscience, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, communications, education, public health, epidemiology and others



Sponsor: 

New America

Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

In an age of livestreamed terrorist attacks and viral misinformation, a new pocket-sized battleground has emerged.

Through the weaponization of social media, the internet has transformed war and politics. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” produce real world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations.



Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:00

This hearing will examine the state of the media marketplace, and look at how innovation and consumer expectations are shaping the new media landscape.



Consumer Groups Want in on Privacy Hearing

Consumer privacy advocates are less than thrilled that Senate Commerce Committee leaders declined to invite them to an upcoming hearing on data privacy.

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:30

Legislation to be considered:

  • H.R. 6424, 9-1-1 Fee Integrity Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 5700, National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 6003, Anti-Swatting Act of 2018 [PDF]