Calendar | Friday, July 21, 2017

Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference

Jul 19 2017 - 8:00am - Jul 20 2017 - 8:00pm
Westin Georgetown, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 20037, United States

Join MMTC at its 15th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, Financing America's Future, as MMTC convenes hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, innovators, and investors to highlight the latest developments in accessing capital and telecom policy.

Including broadband in Trump’s infrastructure plan: Opportunities and challenges

Jul 24 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW Saul/Zikha Room, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

On July 24, 2017, Brookings’ Center for Technology Innovation will host a forum focused on the inclusion of broadband in the president’s infrastructure plan.

Oversight and Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission

Jul 25 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

A hearing with FCC Commissioners to continue rigorous oversight of the agency and discuss the agency’s efforts to facilitate broadband deployment and streamline regulations to reflect the realities of the internet age.

Closing the High-Speed Broadband Gap: Shared Spectrum as a Fiber Extension

Jul 25 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:45pm
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Please join OTI’s Wireless Future Project for this panel discussion about the opportunity to share 500 MHz of underutilized satellite spectrum for more affordable high-capacity broadband access in rural and underserved areas.

Chief FOIA Officers’ Council Meeting

Jul 27 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
National Archives and Records Administration (DC), 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC, 20408, United States

Participants will discuss customer service and improving coordination between agency FOIA Public Liaisons and OGIS in light of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 amendments.

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (August 2017)

Aug 3 2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the August Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 3, 2017 ...

Low Income Devices and Connectivity

Aug 10 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MN, United States

Blandin Community Broadband Program webinars are designed to provide rural Minnesota leaders with information they can use to help transform their communities into tech savvy places to live, work and visit. Communities serious about attracting tourists, new businesses, entrepreneurs and young people must consider technology and Internet access as an essential amenity for community economic growth and vibrancy.

Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee

Aug 15 2017 - 8:00am - 11:00am
Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel, 500 Flatiron Boulevard, Broomfield, CO, 80021, United States

Aspen Forum 2017

Aug 20 2017 - 6:00pm - Aug 22 2017 - 2:00pm
St. Regis Aspen Resort, 315 East Dean Street, Aspen, CO, 81611, United States

The new administration and Congress are reconsidering longstanding regulatory, tax, and international policies, among others, with potentially far-reaching consequences. These policy shifts could affect the landscape for the technology and communications sectors as well as the broader U.S. and global business environment. How will these changes influence emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and investment in new communications networks like 5G? More broadly, what will be the effect on innovation and economic growth?

Community Broadband Workshop (Des Moines)

Aug 21 2017 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Des Moines Public Library, 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309, United States

A Technical Assistance Workshop to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization.


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