Senate Commerce Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Russell Senate Office Building - 253, Washington, DC, 20002, United States
A hearing to explore the future of spectrum policy and how wireless technology benefits consumers and the economy. It will also examine evolving market demand for licensed and unlicensed spectrum and the Federal Communications Commission’s recent spectrum auctions.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
In a new report, ITIF evaluates nearly 300 of the most popular federal websites, ranks them across a variety of metrics including performance, security, design, and makes recommendations for how the federal government can improve.
Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E 4th St, Austin, TX, 78701, United States
Police across the country have been secretly piggybacking on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to surveil protesters, particularly activists of color. In late 2016, the ACLU of California discovered secretive data deals that made this monitoring possible and pushed them into the light, leading the platforms to sever ties with a set of surveillance companies. But much more needs to be done to make sure social media remains a tool for social movements and not a platform for digital surveillance by governments. Join experts to find out what’s happening and learn what communities are doing to stop discriminatory surveillance and safeguard civil rights and civil liberties.
Old School Bar, 401 E 6th St, Austin, TX, 78701, United States
2017 will mark the beginning of a new administration in the White House and with this change in leadership will come new legislative priorities. What does this new administration have in store for the technology industry? What issues will become legislative priorities? This panel of experts will discuss what the technology policy community can expect from the next four years.
First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), 1401 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC, 20230, United States
A combined meeting of the FirstNet Board and FirstNet Board Committees will be held on March 14, 2017, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. (EST). The meeting of the Board and Board Committees will be open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 2:05 p.m. and 2:35 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EST). The Board and Board Committees will be in a closed session from 2:05 p.m. to 2:35 p.m. (EST).
SHLB Coalition, 1250 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
As the presidential election revealed, rural communities feel neglected and left behind. That's why SHLB's next Grow2Gig+ webinar will explore the specific broadband needs of rural America and how the upcoming infrastructure bill has the power to address those needs.
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States
Last Congress, the subcommittee reviewed several proposals to improve broadband deployment. This hearing will build off of that work and will examine ways to eliminate barriers to broadband infrastructure development. Members will look at draft legislation to streamline the permitting and siting process at the federal level to spur private sector investment and bring increased and more efficient broadband across the country.
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW 13th Floor, Washington, DC, 20045, United States
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board advises the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Secretary of Homeland
Security, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on security and privacy issues pertaining to Federal government information systems, including thorough review of proposed standards and guidelines developed by NIST.