8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15: Welcome Remarks and Introduction
- Lawrence J. Spiwak – President, The Phoenix Center
9:15 – 10:00: Developing Effective Mechanisms to Repurpose Spectrum from Low- to High-Value Uses
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, 2018:
The forum will convene experts in the AI and machine learning fields to discuss the future of these technologies and their implications for the communications marketplace. The event will also include demonstrations to enable the public to see these emerging technologies in action.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency will hold a Forum on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Nov 30.
This year’s midterm elections could result in a major political shake-up of federal, state, and local leadership. Many candidates face tight, well-funded races and a political climate energized by reactions to President Trump. Once the polls close on Nov. 6, the time for analysis begins: Was the supposed “blue wave” successful? If yes, what are the implications? And if not, why? What can the results tell us about the governing challenges that will face America over the next two years?
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.