A lunch seminar to celebrate FSF's newest book, "A Reader on Net Neutrality and Restoring Internet Freedom."
Keynoters are Babette Boliek, FCC Chief Economist; Thomas Johnson, FCC General Counsel; and Andrew Smith, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection.
A discussion with Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, on the FCC's strategy for advancing America’s role in the new space age.
This one day event will bring together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and policy experts. We will feature a mayors’ panel, successful models in broadband deployment, E-Rate and funding opportunities, 5G and small cells, as well as an update about the recent municipal gain ruling in Connecticut.
- What is “big data”? Is there an important technical or policy distinction to be drawn between data and big data?
- How have developments involving data – data resources, analytic tools, technology, and business models – changed the understanding and use of personal or commercial information or sensitive data?
In the West, technological advances have progressed step-by-step—from landline phones, to dial-up connections, to broadband access, and now 4G data on phones. But the vast majority of Indians, particularly low- income and rural citizens, have leapfrogged straight to the smartphone era, disrupting centuries of tradition and barriers of wealth, language, literacy, caste, and gender.
The council will discuss recommendations to the FCC Chairman on its work program agreed to at its initial meeting on April 12th, 2018.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Andrew I. Gavil
Welcome & Intros: Congressman Rick Boucher, IIA Honorary Chairman
SESSION 1: Policy Prescription to Advance Telemedicine
Panel moderated by Dr. Karen Rheuban, Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Health