Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Next Century Cities

Date: 
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:00 to 16:00

Elected officials, policymakers, advocates, and other thought leaders from across the country will gather to discuss some of the most significant technology and telecommunications policy issues of our time. The goal of Opportunities for Bipartisan Tech Policy is to facilitate challenging conversations, find common ground, and determine action steps on these issues. 

Program Outline



Sponsor: 

Public Knowledge

Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 15:30 to 17:30

A discussion on BigTech and data portability. Authors Michael Weinberg and Gabriel Nicholas of the Engelberg Center at NYU will present their new paper “Data Portability and Platform Competition: Is User Data Exported From Facebook Actually



Sponsor: 

Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:00

How legislative proposals intend to provide consumers with more security, transparency, choice, and control over personal information both online and offline.Proposals that provide the Federal Trade Commission with more resources and authority to oversee business data practices in the marketplace.

 Witnesses:



FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Dec 12, 2019:

A Small Number, A Big Difference

The last Federal Communications Commission meeting of 2019, on December 12, features more than one item that could receive top billing in an ordinary month. The FCC will consider:

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:00 to 14:00

The CAC is expected to consider a recommendation presented by its Caller ID Authentication Working Group relative to certain aspects of the Declaratory Ruling and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Advanced Methods to Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls; Call Authentication Trust Anchor.



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:30

The primary agenda of the Task Force’s first meeting will be to introduce members of the Task Force, describe the focus of each working group, review the 2018 Farm Bill and existing FCC and U.S. Department of Agriculture programs and policies relevant to the Task Force’s duties, and begin discussing strategies to advance broadband deployment on agricultural land and promote precision agriculture.

This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the Task Force Chair and the Designated Federal Officer



Members, First Meeting of Precision Agriculture Task Force Announced

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, in consultation with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, has appointed members to serve on the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the U

Sponsor: 

Citizens Against Government Waste, New America’s Open Technology Institute and WifiForward

Date: 
Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

A Full Spectrum Future

Smart Policy for America's Airwaves

Speakers



Sponsor: 

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:30 to 12:30

 

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 – 10:15: STELAR –To Re-authorize or To Let Expire? That is the Question...

Panelists: