Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Access Now, the ACLU, Consumer Reports, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Public Citizen, and Public Knowledge

Date: 
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:00

A  discussion on how data abuse disparately impacts marginalized communities, undermines human rights, and diminishes consumer power in the marketplace. We will consider existing bills that seek to address the issue and unpack what more can be done to protect vulnerable populations.

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) will provide opening remarks, and a panel discussion will follow.

Panelists include:



Sponsor: 

Connected Health Initiative

Date: 
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

The Connected Health Initiative is closing out the year with an exciting event focused on the future of health technology.



Sponsor: 

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Date: 
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:30 to 15:00

The U.S. technology sector continues to grow rapidly, driving the nation’s innovation and overall economic growth. However, technology companies are concentrated in only a few very high-cost hubs, such as Silicon Valley, Boston, and Seattle—creating a “winner-take-most” regional reality. The result is not only reduced U.S. competitiveness but increasing regional inequality and lost opportunity in the heartland. And this gap is still widening.



FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, December 12, 2019:

Speaker Pelosi Pushes to Remove Legal Protections for Online Content in Trade Pact

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is pushing to strip out sweeping legal protections for online content in the new t

Pai's Moves Ahead of FCC Hearing

The Federal Communications Commission supplied Democratic leaders on the House Commerce Committee with an update on a long-running probe of wireless carriers’ unauthorized disclosure of subscriber location data to third parties.

Senators' year-end push on privacy

After months of talks on bipartisan legislation, Senate Commerce Committee leaders have unveiled dueling privacy bills ahead of a hearing on Dec 4. But insiders believe the process might still yield a compromise both parties can embrace. Sen.

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet

Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:00

The hearing will examine the implementation of several mandates required by the Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act (MOBILE NOW). Witnesses will discuss MOBILE NOW’s spectrum provisions and the streamlining of broadband infrastructure on federal lands, among other things.

Witnesses:



Sponsor: 

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 09:00

In July 2019, the Federal Communications Commission modernized the regulatory framework for the 2.5 GHz band to make this vital mid-band spectrum available for advanced wireless services, including 5G.



Sponsor: 

BroadbandUSA

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 14:00

Smart buildings are quickly becoming the building blocks of smart cities, providing benefits to both the building owners and tenants. They provide greater energy efficiency, improved use of building resources, and increased productivity of the occupants. Developing smart buildings can lead to an exponentially positive impact on the surrounding community. This panel will discuss smart buildings use cases, the foundational technologies that support them, and the benefits reaped.

Speakers