Calendar | Saturday, July 1, 2017

One Goal, Two Approaches: Addressing Disinformation in Eurasia

Jul 10 2017 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
IREX, 1275 K St NW #600, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

A conversation about their complementary approaches to:

  • providing high-quality and reliable news and information,
  • building citizens’ media literacy skills, and
  • countering disinformation in Eurasia.

Data Warrants From Across the Pond: Fighting Crime While Preserving Privacy

Jul 10 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Avenue Southwest Room #2237, Washington, DC, United States

For Congressional Staff, Walk-Ins are welcome

The Past, Present, and Future State of Lobbying

Jul 11 2017 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
American Trucking Association, 430 First St SE, Washington, DC, 20003, United States

A look at the lobbying profession - where we've been, the current environment, and some expert opinions on where we might be headed

Less Heat, More Light: Finding the Right Path Forward for Net Neutrality

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

Join ITIF for a panel of experts to discuss opportunities, challenges, what is new, and how best to move forward in this perennial debate.

Leave No One Unconnected

Jul 11 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
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.

Title II, Net Neutrality, and the Struggle for Balance in Broadband Regulation: How Did We Get Here?

Jul 12 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Georgetown University, 640 Massachusetts Avenue, NW , Washington, DC, 20001, United States

It’s baaack – the return this year, for the fourth or fifth time, of noisy public debates over “net neutrality.” These distracting and seemingly unresolvable fights not only keep regulators from completing urgent reforms, but also have been shown to unsettle public markets, stalling investment just when it is needed most. In the search for a long-term solution to all of these problems, it’s worth taking a step back to ask: How did we get here?

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (July 2017)

Jul 13 2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

FCC approves a full agenda of items

New York Venture Summit

Jul 18 2017 (All day) - Jul 19 2017 (All day)
Location:
Convene, 117 W 46th Street, New York, NY, 10036, United States

Appalachian Ohio-West Virginia Connectivity Summit

Jul 18 2017 - 8:30am - 8:00pm
Location:
Washington State Community College, 710 Colegate Dr, Marietta, OH, 45750, United States

The Appalachian Ohio-West Virginia Connectivity Summit is bringing together key players from across the country to brainstorm strategies for bringing broadband access to our rural communities.

Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference

Jul 19 2017 - 8:00am - Jul 20 2017 - 8:00pm
Location:
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.

Nomination Hearing for FCC Commissioners

Jul 19 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

How Broadband Is Transforming Agriculture

Jul 19 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), 1401 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC, 20230, United States

Broadband is enabling a revolution in agriculture practices, leading to “Smart Farms” that maximize resources by using information technology, mobile phones, apps and the Internet. Join the BroadbandUSA conversation on how broadband can help create next generation farms and farmers.

An Update on FirstNet

Jul 20 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 subcommittee will examine FirstNet and AT&T’s progress to date and the anticipated timeline to build, operate, and maintain an interoperable nationwide public safety broadband network as established by the Middle Class Tax Relief And Job Creation Act of 2012.

Including Broadband in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Opportunities and Challenges

Jul 24 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Location:
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
Location:
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
Location:
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.

Net Neutrality: Vital for Muslims and Other Communities of Color

Jul 25 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

A Facebook Live conversation exploring how an open and neutral web impacts Muslims and people of color. How will losing a neutral web negatively impact us? How have we been able to utilize an open web to our advantage?

The Fight to Preserve a Free and Open Internet

Jul 26 2017 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Betamore, 1111 Light St, Baltimore, MD, 21230, United States

Chief FOIA Officers’ Council Meeting

Jul 27 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
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.

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