Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition 

Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:00

"Window of Opportunity" will shine a light on the immense potential of the Educational Broadband Service (EBS) to address rural broadband access in even the most remote areas. The event includes an expert panel of current EBS license-holders and other groups using EBS to end the homework gap and digital divide as well as educators, rural Tribal Nations, and commercial partners seeking access to new EBS licenses. Panelists will share their success stories, and discuss how policymakers can enable others to follow suit:



Don't Hold Your Breath on Privacy

Senate Commerce Committee leaders signaled they do not expect to unveil a draft privacy bill along with the committee’s hearing on Feb. 27. “There won’t be any unveiling,” said Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS).

Sponsor: 

National Digital Inclusion Alliance

Date: 
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:00 to Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:30

Net Inclusion 2019 welcomes digital inclusion community practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers, and policymakers to discuss:

  • local, state and federal policies and policy innovations impacting digital equity,
  • sources of financial and programmatic support of digital inclusion programs, and
  • digital inclusion best practices from across the country.


Sponsor: 

Cato Institute

Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 08:00 to 15:50

Since the 2016 presidential election, the debate over the social role and power of America’s tech giants has intensified. Companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and Google have found themselves on the receiving end of an array of complaints and regulatory proposals.



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 14:00

NTIA and the U.S. Census Bureau will present information on two large-scale consumer studies focused on computer and Internet use in America. The speakers will highlight the latest data from the surveys about who’s online, who’s not, how and where people access and use the Internet, what concerns they have, and more. Experts will show you how to access the data yourself, point you to open data resources, and answer questions.



Sponsor: 

National Collaborative for Digital Equity

Date: 
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:30 to Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:30
Sponsor: 

Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 09:00

9:00-9:05 am

Welcome

Bruce H. Kobayashi   
Federal Trade Commission

9:05-9:15 am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Joseph J. Simons, Chairman
Federal Trade Commission

9:15-10:45 am



Sponsor: 

Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 09:00 to Wed, 04/10/2019 - 17:00

he FTC’s Bureau of Economics has a long tradition of conducting ex post evaluations of consummated mergers, beginning with (then) FTC staff economists David Barton and Roger Sherman’s 1984 examination of the Xidex mergers of the 1970s. Over the last two decades, FTC economists have publicly released 27 merger retrospective studies.



Sponsor: 

Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:00
Sponsor: 

Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:00 to Tue, 03/26/2019 - 17:00