Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Connect Americans Now

Date: 
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:00

An exclusive briefing where new data will be presented that illuminates the true persistence of the digital divide. Data will be presented on a Surface Hub for user navigation and interaction at the state, county, and congressional district levels.

Please RSVP to [email protected] 



Sponsor: 

Technology Policy Institute

Date: 
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

New privacy regulations in Europe and California, combined with well-publicized data breaches, are fueling an intense debate about the U.S. approach to consumer privacy. The ongoing Federal Trade Commission hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century prominently feature privacy. The Department of Commerce is engaged in a proceeding to develop privacy policy for the Administration. Companies and privacy advocates are increasingly united in favor of some form of federal privacy legislation. Despite disagreement on the details, the U.S.



Sponsor: 

Schools Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:00

Rural Health Care (RHC) Program participants have been asking a lot of questions over the last few months - both about the uncertain future of the program and about FY2018 funding requests. But the biggest question of all for FY2018 applicants is simply, "When will I know if my funding has been approved?"



Sponsor: 

Technology Policy Institute

Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Social media platforms are being accused of being at the root of a host of social ills: fake news, depression, political polarization, addiction, and other maladies. To test these assertions, Allcott and his team has been tracking the diffusion of misinformation on social media. Recently, they ran a large-scale randomized experiment in which we paid Facebook users to deactivate their accounts in the four weeks before the 2018 midterm elections. Professor Allcott will present results from these studies and other related work.



Sponsor: 

House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:00

The hearing will examine potential bias and the need for greater transparency regarding the filtering practices of tech giant Google.

Witness

  • Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google


Sponsor: 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:00 to 15:00

 

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST 8:00AM - 9:00AM

OPENING PLENARY 8:45AM-10:30AM

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS 10:45-11:45AM

LUNCH 12:00PM-1:30PM

CLOSING PLENARY 1:45PM-3:00PM



Sponsor: 

Project GOAL

Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:00 to 12:15

The benefits artificial intelligence can offer aging individuals, with innovative technologies to make their lives safe and secure. AI will also unleash the power of autonomous vehicles, breakthrough innovations in healthcare, and robotics, with great opportunities as we age. At the same time, the challenges of AI will be explored, including privacy, ethics, and security of our data.

Agenda

8:30 – 9:15, Breakfast and Check-In

9:20, Welcome, Debra Berlyn, Project GOAL



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 18:00 to 20:15

A discussion that will move from Music Rights 101 to some of today’s Hot Topics, including the Music Modernization Act, potential future Congressional copyright reform, the DOJ review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, the rise of new PROs, and the next Copyright Royalty Board proceeding.

AGENDA

6:00 – 6:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions

 6:05 – 7:05 p.m.         The Basics



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:15 to 13:30

Speakers: Charles Cooper (FCC), Janet Moran (FCC)



Sponsor: 

WiFi Forward

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00

The vibrancy of the wireless economy, what’s now and what’s next—from Wi-Fi 6 to the 5G experience.

Agenda:

 

1:00 PM: Registration

 

1:20 PM: Program Begins

 

1:25 PM: Unlicensed Spectrum: Supercharging the U.S. Economy featuring Dr. Raul Katz, Telecom Advisory Services, moderated by Ellen Satterwhite, WifiForward