MMTC Broadband and Social Justice Summit

Minority Media and Telecommunications Council
Howard University
Washington, DC
January 21-22, 2010

January 21, 2009
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Reception

January 22, 2009
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome: Henry Rivera, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, Chair MMTC
David Honig, President and Executive Director, MMTC

8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks: Hon. Julius Genachowski, Chairman,
Federal Communications Commission (invited)

9:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussion One: Broadband Literacy, Education and Civic
Engagement. Rapporteur: Jacqueline Clary, Counsel, MMTC

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Roundtable Discussion Two: Broadcasting and Journalism in the Broadband World.
Rapporteur: Joycelyn James, John W. Jones
Fellow, MMTC

12:00 p.m. Luncheon

12:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote: Hon. Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, Federal
Communications Commission (invited)

2:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion Three: Closing the Digital Divide. Rapporteur: Joseph Miller, Earle K. Moore Fellow, MMTC

3:15 p.m. Recap and Recommendations: Tyrone Brown

4:00 p.m. Adjournment

The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media and telecommunications industries. MMTC is generally recognized as the nation's leading advocate for minority advancement in communications. We strongly believe that the breathtaking changes in communications technology and the new global forms of media partnerships must enhance diversity in the 21st century.