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FCC to Hold Forum on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Nov 30

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency will hold a Forum on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Nov 30.

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Brookings

Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:30 to 11:00

This year’s midterm elections could result in a major political shake-up of federal, state, and local leadership. Many candidates face tight, well-funded races and a political climate energized by reactions to President Trump. Once the polls close on Nov. 6, the time for analysis begins: Was the supposed “blue wave” successful? If yes, what are the implications? And if not, why? What can the results tell us about the governing challenges that will face America over the next two years?



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Free State Foundation

Date: 
Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:45 to 14:00

A  lunch seminar to celebrate FSF's newest book, "A Reader on Net Neutrality and Restoring Internet Freedom."

Keynoters are Babette Boliek, FCC Chief Economist; Thomas Johnson, FCC General Counsel; and Andrew Smith, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection.



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Hudson Institute

Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:30 to 12:50

A discussion with Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, on the FCC's strategy for advancing America’s role in the new space age.



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Next Century Cities

Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:00 to 16:30

This one day event will bring together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and policy experts. We will feature a mayors’ panel, successful models in broadband deployment, E-Rate and funding opportunities, 5G and small cells, as well as an update about the recent municipal gain ruling in Connecticut.  



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Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:00 to Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:00
  1. What is “big data”? Is there an important technical or policy distinction to be drawn between data and big data?
  2. How have developments involving data – data resources, analytic tools, technology, and business models – changed the understanding and use of personal or commercial information or sensitive data?


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New America

Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

In the West, technological advances have progressed step-by-step—from landline phones, to dial-up connections, to broadband access, and now 4G data on phones. But the vast majority of Indians, particularly low- income and rural citizens, have leapfrogged straight to the smartphone era, disrupting centuries of tradition and barriers of wealth, language, literacy, caste, and gender.



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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

POSTPONED: In observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush the TAC meeting scheduled for Wednesday Dec 5th, 2018 will be rescheduled.  Additional information, when available, will be posted at www.fcc.gov/oet/tac.

The council will discuss recommendations to the FCC Chairman on its work program agreed to at its initial meeting on April 12th, 2018.



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Schools Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00

Is your organization prepared to work with the next Congress?



Competitive Edge: Protecting the “competitive process”—the evolution of antitrust enforcement in the United States

The Federal Trade Commission is tackling a central question of competition: Are the goals of an