Calendar | Monday, May 1, 2017

World Press Freedom Day: A Conversation with the Broadcasting Board of Governors and George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs

May 1 2017 - 8:15am - 11:00am
Location:
George Washington University , 1957 E Street, NW Elliott School of International Affairs, Washington, DC, 20052, United States

A conversation about the role of US international journalists, defending press freedom, and protecting journalists.

Journalism in Hostile Environments

May 1 2017 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and the International Reporting Project (IRP) are pleased to present a panel discussion with the honorees of the 2017 James Foley Freedom Awards, hosted by New America.

Investing in America’s Broadband Infrastructure: Exploring Ways to Reduce Barriers to Deployment

May 3 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location:
Senate Commerce Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Russell Senate Office Building - 253, Washington, DC, 20002, United States

The Fight for Net Neutrality Begins Again

May 3 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Join New America’s Open Technology Institute as we welcome Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., the ranking member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, to discuss the future of the open internet. The event will also include an expert panel to unpack the implications of Pai’s proposal.

Tech Policy Summit

May 4 2017 - 8:15am - 6:30pm
Location:
Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, 20007, United States

A new course for the FCC: A conversation with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

May 5 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Please note for security purposes, if you do not present a government-issued photo ID for check-in you will not be granted entrance, regardless of registration status.

The Impact of Broadband Competition on Consumer Welfare, Innovation, and Productivity in the U.S.

May 9 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Avenue Southwest Room #2045, Washington, DC, United States

Join us for a panel discussion of the nature of competition in the Internet economy and the impact it is having and could have on consumers, innovation, job creation, and GDP growth. Our expert speakers also will explore new ideas for ways federal regulators might leverage the regulatory framework to entice private investment in digital infrastructure.

Cyber Threats Facing America: An Overview of the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

May 10 2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs, 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510, United States

Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Across Borders: Facilitating Cooperation and Protecting Rights

May 10 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Senate Judiciary Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Dirksen Senate Office Building -- 226, Washington, DC, 20002, United States

Connected Communities

May 10 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Los Angeles Community Action Network, 838 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA, 90021, United States

A Forum with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

Extending Broadband to America's Underserved

May 11 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In this presentation, we will outline technology options (copper, fiber, and fixed wireless) to deliver 10, 25 and 100Mbps services. We will also explore deployment issues such as busy hour loading,

The FCC Spectrum Incentive Auction: Lessons for the Future

May 12 2017 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 500 , Washington, 20004, United States

The FCC is concluding the most complex auction in history, the culmination of a decade-long planning process for moving spectrum from broadcast to mobile broadband uses. On the morning of May 12, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law will hold a half-day conference that will identify lessons from this auction for spectrum policy, government disposition of assets (whether of spectrum or other resources), and the future of innovation policy generally.

Cybersecurity Framework Workshop 2017

May 16 2017 - 8:30am - May 17 2017 - 3:30pm
Location:
NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-1070, United States

Share and learn about Cybersecurity Framework users’ experiences that will help others in making effective use of the Framework

Wireless Opportunities: Improving Federal Radio Systems and Freeing Spectrum for New Uses

May 17 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Freeing up more spectrum for consumer and business use is essential for further wireless innovation, and one of the largest opportunities in the quest to maximize the efficient use of spectrum is in upgrading legacy federal radio systems. Various federal agencies hold vast swaths of spectrum that could potentially be used more efficiently or put to more valuable use, but they have limited incentives to give up control. What mechanisms can best fund and hasten federal users’ upgrade of legacy radio systems to help free up spectrum? To what extent and how best can we preserve flexibility for government radio users to achieve their mission?

Future of Emergency Alerting

May 17 2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

As the nation’s technology evolves and improves, the subcommittee will take a look at the future of emergency alerting throughout the country. #SubCommTech will consider the possibilities and challenges of new methods of alerting the public of impending severe weather, natural disasters, and other emergency situations.

Previewing the "Restoring Internet Freedom" NPRM

May 17 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Phoenix Center will be holding a one-hour “teleforum” with a panel of seasoned telecommunications experts on Wednesday May 17.

BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations: A Conversation on Next Generation Technology Deployment

May 17 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), 1401 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC, 20230, United States

Smart grids, intelligent transportation systems, connected street lights and remote healthcare are just some of the next-generation technologies and smart community initiatives that are enabled by advanced communications infrastructure. Hear fiber and wireless providers as well as local government representatives discuss how infrastructure allows them to create smarter communities.

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (May 2017)

May 18 2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Expect to see an agenda 3 weeks prior to the meeting

TecTalk with Rep. Blackburn on Broadband Infrastructure

May 19 2017 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Location:
US Chamber Capitol Hill Office, 430 1st Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003, United States

Consumer Advisory Committee

May 19 2017 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The Future of the Internet in a Post-Internet Regulation World

May 23 2017 - 11:45am - 2:00pm
Location:
National Union Building, 918 F Street NW 2nd Floor South, Washington, DC, 20004, United States

This event will explore what's ahead for the internet and internet users in a post-internet regulation world.

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

May 23 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

In Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom, Thomas Ricks examines these two men’s lives, their similarities and differences, and why their legacies will continue to matter.

Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide

May 24 2017 (All day) - May 26 2017 (All day)
Location:
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, 2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA, 92106, United States

Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD) is the only academic professional organization in the world focused solely on the digital divide and on connecting research to policymaking and practice to strategize actions and catalyze solutions to this pressing societal concern.

Planning For the Future

May 24 2017 (All day)
Location:
FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States

The Federal Trade Commission will host an all-day conference, “Planning For the Future,” examining the state of identity theft now and how it may evolve in the future. The even will take place on May 24, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Expanding the Unlicensed Economy

May 24 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Location:
901 K Street, NW 11th Floor, Washington, DC, 20001, United States

Panelists include social media, rural broadband and cloud service companies. In addition, Edgar Figueroa will present the Wi-Fi Alliance study projecting the need for more unlicensed access and Paul Garnett will provide an update on Microsoft’s Affordable Access TV white spaces projects.

Broadband Deployment & Adoption in the Gigabit Age

May 24 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Showcasing leading research from recent TPRC history on broadband deployment and adoption

Infrastructure Deployment Webinars For State And Local Governments

May 24 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau will hold a webinar on a recently-adopted Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry entitled Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment.

Infrastructure Deployment Conference Call Consultation For Tribal Nations

May 25 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) and the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau’s Office of Native Affairs and Policy (ONAP) will hold a Tribal conference call Consultation on a recently-adopted Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry entitled Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment.

United States of Anchors: SHLB's Seventh Annual Conference

May 31 2017 (All day) - Jun 2 2017 (All day)
Location:
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, 22202, United States

Our nation is divided. Democrats and Republican. Rural and Urban. Those with broadband and those WITHOUT. Schools, libraries, health clinics, and other anchor institutions have the power to unite.

Infrastructure Deployment Webinars For Small Businesses

May 31 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau will hold a webinar on a recently-adopted Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry entitled Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment.

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