This hearing allows the Committee, as part of its ongoing efforts, to assess the progress of broadband deployment in rural America and continue to explore ways in which closing the digital divide will benefit American jobs and the economy.
Across industries and sectors, connectivity is becoming faster and more intelligent. 5G technology promises to unleash even greater computing and processing power. As a result, cities will become smarter and machines will speak with machines, which will enable new advances in healthcare, manufacturing and transportation.
Yet the race to 5G is global. And other countries are working feverishly to ensure their companies can compete on the world stage.
A detailed program for this conference can be found https://eu-ems.com/agenda.asp?event_id=4367&page_id=9565
Emerging wireless and IoT technologies are providing new and innovative solutions for consumers, businesses and for public safety. New technologies and next generation networks have the potential to dramatically improve access to emergency services for the public and to enhance the emergency response capabilities of first responders.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
This hearing will examine the state of the media marketplace, and look at how innovation and consumer expectations are shaping the new media landscape.
Consumer privacy advocates are less than thrilled that Senate Commerce Committee leaders declined to invite them to an upcoming hearing on data privacy.