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.
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.
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.
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.
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.