Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

First Responder Network Authority

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:00 to 14:30

FirstNet will post a detailed agenda for the Combined Board Committees and Board Meeting on its website, http:// www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings. The agenda topics are subject to change. Please note that the subjects that will be discussed by the Committees and the Board may involve commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential or other legal matters affecting FirstNet.



Google Hearing to Preview Democrats’ Strategy on Big Tech

Democrats and Google executives worked arm in arm for years, particularly during the Obama administration.

Sponsor: 

Next Century Cities in Partnership with

the American Action Forum and Public Knowledge

Date: 
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:30 to 12:30

A half day event bringing together members of Congress and other federal, state, and local agencies, community leaders, and policy experts. Keynote conversations and panel discussions will work to determine key policy goals and action steps for the new Congress, with a specific focus on rural broadband and digital privacy legislation.

 

Event registration and additional information will be circulated soon.

 



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:45

The 32nd Annual Chairman’s Dinner will begin with a reception at 5:45 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. in the International Ballroom and will be followed by remarks from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. A good time will be had by all. 



Sponsor: 

Geeks Without Frontiers

Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:30 to 17:00

7:30 am - Registration Opens

 

8:00 am - Breakfast Briefing

 Brad Grady, Senior Analyst, NSR

8:50 am - Welcome

David Hartshorn, CEO, Geeks Without Frontiers

9:00- 9:30 am - Fireside Chat “Strategies to Bridging the Global Digital Divide”  with FCC Chairman

                      

 VIP Speaker: Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)​

 Moderator: David Hartshorn, CEO, Geeks Without Frontiers

 



Sponsor: 

Consumer Protection Committee 

Federal Communications Bar Association 

Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:15 to 13:45

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is holding a series of public hearings in 2018 and 2019 examining whether broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies, or international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection law, enforcement priorities, and policy. The hearings include topics such as privacy, data security, big data, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, intellectual property, and antitrust law.



Sponsor: 

Practising Law Institute

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:30

Presented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of top practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and senior officials from the FCC who will provide attendees with in-depth understanding of current issues facing the telecommunications industry today. The program will address recent trends and the critical developments in  wireless, wireline telecommunications, broadband Internet, media, spectrum, and privacy.



Sponsor: 

Center for Democracy and Technology

Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

The FOSO summit will explore challenging, wide-reaching topics including disinformation and news distribution, content moderation and the role of intermediaries, access to the internet itself, and the role of trust and power. What challenges and opportunities do speakers have online? How can we work together to shape a digital future where speech and democracy flourish?

More details about the event, including about speakers and agenda, are available here.



Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:00

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Witnesses

Mr. Curtis LeGeyt 
Executive Vice President, Government Relations, National Association of Broadcasters

Mr. Tim Donovan 

Senior Vice President, Legislative Affairs, Competitive Carriers Association

Mr. Jeff Cohen 
Chief Counsel, APCO International

Mr. Bohdan Zachary 

General Manager, Milwaukee Public Broadcast Station

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED



Sponsor: 

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:00
18-5214 USA v. AT&T, Inc. 30 minutes per side