Upcoming event

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House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

Witness:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions



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Silicon Flatirons
University of Colorado Law School

Date: 
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:00 to 18:45

Society increasingly depends on computer networks and wireless systems. Yet, outages and adverse incidents are regular occurrences.  It has become essential for this technology to maintain an acceptable level of service—in other words, to be resilient.



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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee

Homeland Security Committee

Date: 
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:00 to 17:00

The purpose of this hearing is to explore ways the Department of Homeland Security can maximize the value of cyber threat information shared by the government and identify and utilize the most effective cyber threat information sharing partnerships, in order to increase the participation and volume of cyber threat information sharing with the private sector.



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Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Date: 
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:30 to 17:00
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Communications and Technology Subcommittee House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

WITNESSES

The Honorable Jonathan Adelstein 
President and CEO, Wireless Infrastructure Association

Dr. Coleman Bazelon 
Principal, The Brattle Group



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National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce

Date: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:00 to 12:00

The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership role in the introduction of communications technology, services, and innovation; thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country's homeland security, national defense, and other critical needs of government missions.



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Cato Institute in cooperation with the Smith Family Foundation

Date: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:00 to 14:00

10:30 – 10:50AM
Registration

10:50 – 11:00AM
Welcoming Remarks

Sallie James, Director of Development, Cato Institute
 

11:00 – 11:40AM
Keynote Address—Defending Free Speech Even When It Hurts

Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union
 

11:40AM – 12:10PM
Prospects for Federal Tax Reform



Date: 
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 14:15 to 15:00

Join SHLB Executive Director John Windhausen for an exclusive conversation with FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly. Commissioner O'Rielly is an influential force at the Federal Communications Committee and will provide valuable insight into the Universal Service programs.



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The Technology Policy Institute

529 14th Street NW

13th Floor

Holeman Lounge

Washington, DC 20045

Date: 
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

Antitrust has, almost overnight, become the subject of an intense policy debate, driven by the growth of populist sentiment combined with the emergence of economically and politically powerful companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.



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Russell Senate Office Building

2 Constitution Avenue NE Room 485

Washington, DC 20002

Date: 
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

The emergence of hybrid infrastructure—infrastructure that integrates digital technology with physical infrastructure—will be more efficient and sustainable than the concrete roads and bridges of yesteryear. Indeed, these solutions are very much in need, as the United States recently earned a D+ on a infrastructure report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers, with $4.6 trillion in necessary repairs. But new technologies raise the question of whether to prioritize maintaining existing infrastructure or deploying innovative new infrastructure.