8:00 – 8:20 am – Breakfast and registration (Breakfast will continue throughout the morning)
8:30 – 8:50 am – Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA) Remarks and Q & A
9:00 – 10:15 am – Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Privacy from Academia, Government and Privacy Advocates
Moderator – Nuala O’Connor, CEO, Center for Democracy & Technology
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has released a detailed guide to its network neutrality oral argument scheduled for 9:30am on Feb 1. The Court live streams audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed matters must be di
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
A full Committee hearing on the impact the Trump Shutdown is having on the affected agencies within the jurisdiction of House Commerce Committee
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting regarding Commission announcements on Jan 30. Due to the current partial lapse in appropriations, the items previously set forth in the Jan 3 Tentative Agenda will not be considered a
The Committee will adopt the Committee Rules, the Committee’s subcommittee names, jurisdictions and ratios, and announce the subcommittee chairs, ranking members and members, as well as the Vice Chair of the full Committee.
Chinese hackers stealing technology from U.S. companies, Russian trolls interfering in our elections, U.S. tech leaders hauled before Congress to explain some new data breach or misuse of personal information – hardly a week goes by without Americans being bombarded with new revelations about assaults on our privacy.
As a new year and a new Congress begin, it's critical that we promote online privacy as a bipartisan priority that needs timely action.
Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks are expected to be the next big leap in mobile broadband. Peak download speeds as high as 20 gigabits-per-second will enable specialized tasks like remote precision medicine, connected cars, virtual and augmented reality, and a wide array of internet of things (IoT) applications. Further, 5G will be a determining factor in whether or not mobile-dependent users fully partake in the global digital economy, especially as smartphones, cell phones, and other wireless-enabled devices become the only gateway to the internet for certain populations.
As the 116th Congress begins, policymakers on both sides of the aisle are looking for technology-enabled solutions to lower health costs and spur better outcomes for patients.
Since 2010, well over half a trillion dollars has been invested directly into wireline and wireless broadband networks. What do we expect investment over the next eight-tenths of a decade to look like? Are we at a steady-state level, or will it change? How much of that investment will be for 5G, other types of wireless connectivity, and wireline? What do we expect new capacity to carry? Will it continue to be video, or will an Internet of Things mean more sensor data traveling from machine to machine? What would the latter imply for connectivity needs?
Smart Cities are the future. So when Houston, Texas faced rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, it seized the opportunity to transform itself as a tech-centric, smart city by incorporating emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Machine Learning and data analytics. Houston is being extremely planful in building multiple innovative solutions across departments at the same time that communicate with one another which is significantly increasing the positive impact it’s bringing to its citizens.