Rural Health Care (RHC) Program participants have been asking a lot of questions over the last few months - both about the uncertain future of the program and about FY2018 funding requests. But the biggest question of all for FY2018 applicants is simply, "When will I know if my funding has been approved?"
Social media platforms are being accused of being at the root of a host of social ills: fake news, depression, political polarization, addiction, and other maladies. To test these assertions, Allcott and his team has been tracking the diffusion of misinformation on social media. Recently, they ran a large-scale randomized experiment in which we paid Facebook users to deactivate their accounts in the four weeks before the 2018 midterm elections. Professor Allcott will present results from these studies and other related work.
The hearing will examine potential bias and the need for greater transparency regarding the filtering practices of tech giant Google.
- Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google
REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST 8:00AM - 9:00AM
OPENING PLENARY 8:45AM-10:30AM
BREAK-OUT SESSIONS 10:45-11:45AM
CLOSING PLENARY 1:45PM-3:00PM
The benefits artificial intelligence can offer aging individuals, with innovative technologies to make their lives safe and secure. AI will also unleash the power of autonomous vehicles, breakthrough innovations in healthcare, and robotics, with great opportunities as we age. At the same time, the challenges of AI will be explored, including privacy, ethics, and security of our data.
8:30 – 9:15, Breakfast and Check-In
9:20, Welcome, Debra Berlyn, Project GOAL
A discussion that will move from Music Rights 101 to some of today’s Hot Topics, including the Music Modernization Act, potential future Congressional copyright reform, the DOJ review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, the rise of new PROs, and the next Copyright Royalty Board proceeding.
6:00 – 6:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
6:05 – 7:05 p.m. The Basics
Speakers: Charles Cooper (FCC), Janet Moran (FCC)
The vibrancy of the wireless economy, what’s now and what’s next—from Wi-Fi 6 to the 5G experience.
1:00 PM: Registration
1:20 PM: Program Begins
Industry experts will discuss the development of the report and strategies for government and industry collaboration on combating cyber threats domestically and internationally.
Robert Mayer, Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity, USTelecom
The Honorable Christopher Krebs, Director, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Panel 1: The Development of the International Anti-Botnet Guide
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: