Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

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Washington Post

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:00 to 11:30

Government leaders, security experts, and advocates will discuss and debate emerging threats in cybersecurity like critical infrastructure vulnerability, bot armies and misinformation campaigns. They will assess how government and the private sector are shoring up their defenses against the next wave of cyberattacks and what consumers can do to defend themselves.



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Cox Communications

Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

On Monday, Oct. 1, Cox Communications will be holding a press event to make an announcement about the Cox Connect2Compete program. Pat Esser, President of Cox Communications, will be speaking along with Chairman Pai and EveryoneON founder Zach Leverenz.

DETAILS:
Pat Esser, Ajit Pai and Zach Leverenz at the National Press Club
Monday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.



Cities Beat Back Senate 5G Play

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) plugged his STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act, S. 3157, which would override local rules and limit fees for installing 5G infrastructure.

Three Antitrust Officials Walk Into a Room ...

Department of Justice Antitrust Chief Makan Delrahim, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons and European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager sat down for a meeting in Washington, a moment captured in 

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Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

Date: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:30 to Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00

The second Digital Media and Developing Minds national interdisciplinary conference brings together scientists and researchers in the fields of neuroscience, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, communications, education, public health, epidemiology and others



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New America

Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

In an age of livestreamed terrorist attacks and viral misinformation, a new pocket-sized battleground has emerged.

Through the weaponization of social media, the internet has transformed war and politics. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” produce real world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations.



5G is in reach. But only if we set the right policies.

A strong innovation economy could propel the United States’ economic growth and create countless jobs. Internet speeds could be 100 or even 1,000 times faster than 4G.

White House schedules 5G meeting for Sept 28, but details remain vague

The White House has scheduled a meeting Sept 28 between members of the Trump administration and wireless industry executives to discuss 5G network technology.

Rural America worries it will miss out on 5G

Lawmakers and consumer advocates are pressing telecommunication companies to ensure that rural areas are not left behind in the race to adopt fifth-generation, or 5G, mobile broadband technology.

Rep McNerney (D-CA) Leads Letter Urging FCC to Delay 5G Infrastructure Vote

Rep Jerry McNerney (D-CA), along with eight Democratic Representatives on the House Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, requesting the proposed Streamlining Deployment of Next Generation Wirele