Calendar | Saturday, May 30, 2015

M-Enabling Summit

Jun 1 2015 - 8:00am - Jun 2 2015 - 6:00pm
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA, 22202, United States

The M-Enabling Summit is a joint initiative of the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) and E.J. Krause & Associates (EJK) to promote mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities leveraging the latest operating systems, handsets and tablets based technologies.

First Responder Network Authority Board Meetings

Jun 2 2015 - 9:00am - Jun 3 2015 - 10:00am
Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 L Street, San Diego , CA, 92101, United States

The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will convene an open public meeting on June 3, 2015, preceded by open public meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2015.

Senate Subcommittee Hearing on the FCC’s Lifeline Program

Jun 2 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Senate Commerce Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Russell Senate Office Building - 253, Washington, DC, 20002, United States

The subcommittee’s hearing will examine the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) progress in reforming Lifeline, a government program that subsidizes monthly telephone services for eligible low-income participants, and how to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in the program. The hearing follows the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) recent report recommending that the FCC evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of Lifeline.

Markup of FCC Process Reform Act

Jun 2 2015 - 5:00pm - Jun 3 2015 - 1:00pm
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

The House Commerce Committee will convene a markup of H.R. 2576, the TSCA Modernization Act and H.R. 2583, the FCC Process Reform Act. These bills aim to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to improve chemical safety and increase transparency, predictability, and accountability at the FCC, respectively. Members will deliver opening statements on Tuesday and reconvene Wednesday morning to consider the bills.

Connecting Talent with Opportunity in the Digital Age

Jun 4 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

In a new report to be released at New America, the McKinsey Global Institute sizes the economic potential of online talent platforms and explores the benefits and implications for individual workers, companies, and the broader economy. The event will bring together industry experts, economists, business leaders, and policy makers to discuss how these technologies might address stubborn disconnects in labor markets around the world -- and what it will take to capture their potential.

Media Use in Vietnam

Jun 10 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Gallup, 901 F Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20004, United States

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Gallup invite you to attend a research briefing on media use in Vietnam.

Innovation, Regulation, and the EU's Digital Single Market Strategy

Jun 11 2015 - 8:30am - 11:00am
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW 13th Floor, Holeman Lounge, Washington, DC, 20045, United States

Panelists at "Innovation, Regulation, and the EU's Digital Single Market Strategy" will evaluate the Digital Single Market strategy's effect on economies and, most importantly, incentives to innovate, on both sides of the Atlantic.

Technological Advisory Council

Jun 11 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Consumer Advisory Committee

Jun 12 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The first meeting of the Committee under its renewed charter.

Can the FTC and FCC Privacy Regimes be Harmonized?

Jun 16 2015 (All day)
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studi, Washington, DC, 20015, United States

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FCC Open Meeting (June 2015)

Jun 18 2015 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Lifeline Reform and Modernization; Protecting Consumers Against Unwanted Robocalls; and Direct Access to Numbers for Interconnected VoIP Providers are on the agenda.


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