Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce

Rural Development, Department of Agriculture

Date: 
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:30 to 16:00

This is a workshop for local broadband stakeholders in Washington State to learn about digital applications, broadband solutions, and Federal and State grant and loan programs. This one-day workshop is designed to inform and engage civic leaders, businesses, and community champions, and ultimately help reshape our communities and drive rural prosperity.  



Sponsor: 

BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce

Rural Development, Department of Agriculture

Date: 
Thu, 08/29/2019 - 08:30 to 15:30

Learn about the planning process and resources available to help expand broadband infrastructure in your community.

This one-day workshop, designed to inform and engage civic leaders, businesses, and community champions, will feature local experts and provide:



Sponsor: 

BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce

Rural Development, Department of Agriculture

Date: 
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 08:30 to 15:30

The one-day workshops are designed for civic leaders, businesses, and community leaders who are working to improve economic opportunities in rural areas. The sessions will include panels on digital applications and broadband solutions, and provide information on federal and state grant and loan programs. Facilitators will instruct participants in how to build broadband action teams, access and analyze data, inventory assets, and create local plans.



Sponsor: 

Georgetown Law's Institute for Technology Law & Policy

Date: 
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:30 to Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:30

An immersive two-day program covering new developments in current and emerging technologies.

Hill staffers in in-depth conversations with technologists, business leads, practitioners and academics about key areas of technology policy.

Presentations cover how various technologies work, how they’re being deployed, the policy questions they raise, and how businesses, policymakers and civil society are addressing those questions in the real world.



Sponsor: 

WashingTECH

Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:30 to 10:30

What does the future of artificial intelligence mean for our communities?



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:30 to 12:30

The NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium provides an opportunity to hear from spectrum policy leaders in the White House, Congress, government and industry who are on the front lines of setting spectrum policy for the future. The program will provide updates on efforts to develop the National Spectrum Strategy as required by the Oct. 25, 2018 Presidential Memorandum on “Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future.” The White House, Federal Agencies, and the private sector have been invited to speak.



Sponsor: 

Blandin Foundation Broadband Initiative

Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

Broadband-powered technology plays a critical role in spurring the competitiveness Minnesota’s Ag sector and Ag-dependent communities. Learn about how broadband and Ag-technology will affect the future of Minnesota’s agricultural sector, and what our farmers and farming communities are doing to take advantage of these opportunities. 

Agenda

8:00 am Registration and Refreshments

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30 Keynote Presentation - Thom Petersen, MN Commissioner of Agriculture



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:30 to Wed, 08/21/2019 - 15:00

The FCC will hold a workshop Aug. 20-21, 2019 to help Tribal Nations identify and evaluate opportunities to develop more robust broadband, telecommunications, and broadcast infrastructure and services in their communities. It will also provide information about the FCC and how it conducts its communications regulatory responsibilities, and to encourage Tribal participation in the regulatory process.



Sponsor: 

First Responder Network Authority

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

A combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee

The FirstNet Authority will post a detailed agenda for the combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and Finance Committee on its website, http:// www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings. 



Groups Seek Probe of Senate Task Force Meetings

Groups are calling on the Senate Rules Committee to launch an investigation into whether a closed-door meeting of the Senate Judiciary tech task force violated the chamber’s procedures for public notice.