Calendar | Monday, October 5, 2015

Domestic surveillance on foreign shores: The case of Microsoft’s servers in Ireland

Oct 6 2015 - 9:30am - 11:00am
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Can the US government access data stored on foreign shores? This question is at the center of the “Microsoft Ireland” case, which examines the legality of Microsoft giving data stored on servers in Ireland to the US Department of Justice.

Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment

Oct 7 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Senate Commerce Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Russell Senate Office Building - 253, Washington, DC, 20002, United States

One of a series of hearings designed to culminate with long-term broadband legislation.

Improving Federal Spectrum Systems

Oct 7 2015 - 10:15am - 12:30pm
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

Members will continue their review of spectrum needs in our 21st century economy with a review of the federal government’s allocations and uses of our nation’s airways. Members will review the Federal Spectrum Incentives Act, authored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Doris Matsui (D-CA), which aims to provide financial incentives for federal users to improve government systems and increase efficiency.

FCC's Disability Advisory Committee

Oct 8 2015 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The next meeting of the FCC's Disability Advisory Committee will take place on Thursday, October 8, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, at the FCC’s headquarters, Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room), 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554.

Small Business & Emerging Technologies Fair

Oct 16 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
MIST, 46 W 116th Street, New York, NY, 10026, United States

The FCC’s Office of Communications Business Opportunities will host a Small Business & Emerging Technologies Fair on Friday, October 16th, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at MIST, 46 W 116th Street, New York, NY 10026. The Tech Fair will be held in conjunction with Silicon Harlem’s 2nd Annual Tech Conference and will be free and accessible to all Silicon Harlem conference participants and to the public generally.

Creating Connections, Building Bridges: Advancing the Digital Divide Research, Policy, and Practice Agenda

Oct 21 2015 (All day) - Oct 22 2015 (All day)
Skysong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, 1475 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85257, United States

The interdisciplinary Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD) 2015 International Conference brings together researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to strategize actions and catalyze solutions to this pressing societal concern. PPDD 2015 provides an extended, in-depth opportunity to consider the current state and future possibilities for research, policy, and practice that informs issues related to the digital divide around the world. Further, the Conference works to identify new areas of necessary, productive research focus to foster greater understanding and enlighten policy and practice going forward so that all global citizens can participate fully in the digital, networked age. As a major outcome of PPDD 2015, we plan to produce an edited volume of the top papers as well as special issues of journals on specific themes within the digital divide area.

FCC Open Meeting (October 2015)

Oct 22 2015 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Expect agenda three weeks prior to meeting date.

Summit on Telecommunication Needs of People With Cognitive Disabilities

Oct 28 2015 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The summit will facilitate discussion of the telecommunication needs of people with cognitive disabilities and effective means of meeting those needs


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