Calendar | Sunday, October 1, 2017

SHLB Coalition Policymaker Call

Oct 2 2017 - 11:40am - 12:30pm

Join SHLB Executive Director John Windhausen for an exclusive conversation with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn.

Antitrust and Innovation: What the Alarmists Get Wrong

Oct 3 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

A panel discussion on the ongoing policy debate about competition policy in innovation industries, including the latest research on the unique economics of innovation industries.

FCC Reauthorization

Oct 11 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

The Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold a markup of a bill to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission.

Opt-In Requirements: The Hidden Red Tape of Privacy Laws

Oct 12 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

A discussion about the ongoing privacy debate, including the latest research on the economics of privacy, private-sector efforts to provide consumer choice on privacy, and opportunities for policymakers to streamline the digital economy while safeguarding individual privacy and encouraging innovation.

Disability Advisory Committee

Oct 16 2017 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The Committee is expected to receive and consider reports and recommendations from its subcommittees.

Old Laws and New Technology: How Can We Keep Up?

Oct 17 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Around the world legal frameworks are failing to keep pace with technology. Nations are struggling to secure consumers’ privacy and conflicted about how best to manage the effects of powerful new technologies like artificial intelligence without stifling innovation.

Digital China: What Are China’s Leaders & Scholars Saying About Their Plans for Cyberspace?

Oct 17 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Insights on China’s plans for the digital economy, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, internet governance, and much more. What have Chinese officials already told the world? What goals has Beijing already achieved? Where has China run into challenges? What new initiatives should we expect from the 19th Party Congress, the 4th World Internet Conference, and beyond? What does this mean for the United States?

The Hidden History of America’s “Code Girls”

Oct 17 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Location:
New America, 740 15th Street NW Suite 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Join Liza Mundy and contemporary technologists to consider the hidden lives of heroic Americans and what their stories tell us about women in computer science today.

Feasibility Studies for Municipal Broadband: The Good, The Bad, and the Best Practices

Oct 18 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

When it comes to developing and expanding municipal broadband networks, there is no one-size-fits-all model. Proper planning will ensure the right solution is identified before significant time and money is invested. In this webinar, Vantage Point Solutions will provide you with best practices and guidance on what you should do during the planning phase of a broadband project - and what you can save for later. This session will help you avoid pitfalls that create delays and problems and maximize the success of your planning process.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Technology for the People

Oct 18 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, 94105, United States

Anne-Marie Slaughter will talk about local changemakers and how civic technology can be the best way to encourage citizens to organize, participate and act in government.

Understanding Demand for Broadband: Willingness to Pay for Bandwidth and Latency

Oct 19 2017 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Technology Policy Institute, 409 12th Street SW Second Floor, Washington, DC, 20024, United States

How to define “broadband” is a key part of today’s policy debates. The debate tends to focus solely on bandwidth and generally downplays consumer preferences. A new paper by TPI President Scott Wallsten and Indiana University Kelly School of Business coauthors Jeffrey Prince and Yu-Hsin Liu sheds light on these issues by estimating empirically how consumers value various attributes of broadband, including bandwidth, latency, and data caps.

Accessibility Innovations Expo

Oct 23 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

A platform for showcasing innovative technologies that impact the daily lives of consumers with disabilities, as well as focusing on next-generation innovations and breakthroughs for users of all abilities.

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (October 2017)

Oct 24 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

Oversight of Federal Political Advertisement Laws and Regulations

Oct 24 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 45 Independence Avenue Southwest Room #2154, Washington, DC, United States

To examine the different regulations and laws that govern political advertisement disclaimers and disclosures. To highlight the importance of free speech and First Amendment implications of attempting to regulate political speech.

The Media and Polarization: Golden Age or End of an Era?

Oct 25 2017 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Location:
Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE Columbus Room, Washington, DC, United States

The Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission recently made a rule change that opens the door to more aggressive mergers of media companies. Join POLITICO for a timely and important conversation about the future of the news business and how the media are responding to the rise of partisan tribalism.

The Commercial Satellite Industry: What’s Up and What’s on the Horizon

Oct 25 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Senate Commerce Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Russell Senate Office Building - 253, Washington, DC, 20002, United States

The hearing will examine commercial satellite services and next-generation satellite services affecting consumers.

Keeping the Internet Open: The Legal, Political, and Popular Case for the FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Oct 25 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Avenue NE Kennedy Caucus Room, SR-325, Washington, DC, United States

A conversation with legal experts, consumer advocates, innovators, and business owners about the importance preserving net neutrality. The bipartisan panel will cut through the noise and partisan posturing on this critical issue, focusing instead on the facts. We’ll discuss why the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order has such strong ongoing bipartisan support. We’ll break down the legal analysis that provides the foundation for the current rules. Finally, we’ll answer all the questions you may have on this critical issue for America’s rapidly evolving internet ecosystem.

FCC Oversight Hearing

Oct 25 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

The hearing will mark the first time all five current FCC commissioners testify before Congress.

Encouraging 5G Wireless Broadband Services: Benefits & Roadblocks

Oct 31 2017 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Avenue NE Room 385, Washington, DC, United States

How much economic growth could be lost by excessive state and local regulations? What are the costs of permit delays? How many jobs are lost from red tape? Are there workable policy solutions that can encourage investment and network deployment?

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