Upcoming event

A Preview of the FCC's July Open Meeting: Taking the "E" Out of EBS and TV

Perhaps the biggest news of the week was the agenda for the Federal Communications Commission's July 10 Open Meeting, which FCC Chairman Ajit Pai laid out in a blog post o

Elections Matter: Who’s Who in Telecommunications Policy in the 116th Congress

The 116th Congress is underway. In the background of a partial government shutdown, lawmakers are getting their committee assignments.

The Future Openness of the Internet Should Not Turn on the Decision of a Particular Company

On Tuesday, April 17, the House Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing –  entitled “From



Tue, 03/03/2020 - 07:45 to 18:30
7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Ethical Considerations before the FCC (CLE Ethics Credit)


New America

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 15:00 to 19:00

The internet has set us free. The internet will destroy our democracy. Both the utopian and apocalyptic hype share a common belief that there is something unprecedented about the power of digital communications online.


ACA Connects 

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 15:30 to Thu, 03/19/2020 - 17:00

Focus on the FCC Featuring FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel

March 18, 9:00-9:45 a.m.

The FCC’s senior Democrat to discuss will share her views and priorities for 2020 and beyond during a conversation with ACA Connects Chairman Patty Boyers. An expert on spectrum policy and emerging broadband technologies, as well as a tireless advocate on consumer and public safety issues, Commissioner Rosenworcel will provide invaluable insights into the regulatory environment.


The Regulatory Outlook for 2020 Featuring FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly


Communications and Technology Subcommittee

House Commerce Committee

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:30

 Bills to improve communications and network resiliency in times of emergency:


H.R. 451, the "Don't Break Up the T-Band Act of 2019"

H.R. 1289, the "Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2019" 


Federal Communications Commission

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:30

Experts who are at the forefront of the development and deployment of interoperable, standards-based, virtualized radio access networks will discuss a paradigm-shifting approach to 5G network deployment.



Wed, 03/25/2020 - 08:30 to 20:00

WashingTECH and New York University's Center for Critical Race and Digital Studies join forces to convene the tech policy community, creatives, scholars, entrepreneurs, and advocates for 
WashingTECH's Inaugural Tech Converge Conference.


NYU School of Law

New York University

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 08:00 to 18:30

Antitrust laws in the United States have evolved with the economy and technological change, moving from the trustbusting of Standard Oil to the last of the “Big Cases” – AT&T and Microsoft.  Today the antitrust laws face a new challenge. Giant platform companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple have achieved unprecedented power over technological markets and everyday life.  The growth of these companies raises the question whether existing U.S.