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February 2017
(54 events)
Feb
1
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., announces the committee's agenda for this Congress, hosted by the Federalist Society, noon, National Press Club, 13th-floor MWL conference rooms — see here and Kathryn.rexrode@mail.house.gov
Feb
1
American Conference Institute event on Team Telecom, with officials from the FCC and elsewhere, 5 p.m., Mandarin Oriental Washington — see here
Feb
1
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on "Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens,” including CTA CEO Gary Shapiro, 10 a.m., 216 Hart — see here
Feb
1
Brookings Institution event with Commissioners Mignon Clyburn of the FCC and Terrell McSweeny of the FTC, 10 a.m., Saul/Zilkha Room, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
2
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event on 2017 telecom priorities for Congress and the FCC, 9 a.m., Suite 610A, 1101 K St. NW — see here
Feb
2
American Bar Association Antitrust Law section daylong consumer protection conference, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta — see here
Feb
2
House Communications Subcommittee NTIA reauthorization hearing, 10:45 a.m., 2322 Rayburn — see here
Feb
3
Cato Institute lunch event on whether Donald Trump will threaten free speech, noon, Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
5–7
CableLabs winter conference, Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando — see here
Feb
6
FCBA CLE on Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation, 6 p.m., Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K St. NW — see here
Feb
6
2019 World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee Terrestrial Services phone meeting, 3 p.m. — see here and 888-858-2144, PIN 4772880
Feb
6
Oral argument in inmate calling service case Global Tel*Link v. FCC, 9:30 a.m., U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit, URL that follows is in Pacer. — see here
Feb
7
Multicultural Media, Internet and Telecom Council daylong Broadband and Social Justice Summit, with current and former FCC officials and others, Westin Georgetown — see here
Feb
7
Steptoe & Johnson event on net neutrality, 3:30 p.m., Stanford Park Hotel, 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, California — see here
Feb
8
Senate Commerce Committee hearing with inspectors general including at the departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Transportation, 10 a.m., location changed to G50 Dirksen — see here
Feb
8
U.S. Chamber of Commerce IP index event, 9 a.m., 1615 H St. NW — see here
Feb
8
Oral argument in VoIP case NARUC v. FCC, 9:30 a.m., U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, following link in Pacer. — see here
Feb
8
Progressive Policy Institute and TechNet event on New York app economy, 4 p.m., The Hub, 335 Madison Ave., 4th floor — see here
Feb
8
FCBA CLE on unlicensed technologies, connected vehicles and privacy, 3 p.m., CTIA, Suite 600, 1400 16th St. NW — see here
Feb
9
NTIA BroadbandUSA program monthly webinar on Community Connectivity Initiative, 2 p.m. — see here
Feb
9
New America event on connecting to the next 3 billion, 10 a.m., Suite 900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Feb
10
Internet Society Greater Washington D.C. Chapter breakfast event on news content, 8:30 a.m., Emissary, 2032 P St. NW — see here
Feb
10
Washington Space Business Roundtable luncheon with executives on spectral traffic jams, 11:30 a.m., City Club of Washington, Concourse level, 555 13th St. NW — see here
Feb
12–13
Silicon Flatirons digital broadband migration conference, with FCC, FTC and other officials, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder — see here
Feb
12–15
NARUC meeting, Renaissance Washington Hotel — see here
Feb
14
House Research and Technology Subcommittee cybersecurity hearing, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn — see here
Feb
14
Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on self-driving cars, 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here
Feb
14
Media Institute luncheon with House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., 12:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency-Capitol Hill, Thornton Room on the 11th floor — see here and coto@mediainstitute.org
Feb
15–16
NTIA Institute for Telecommunication Sciences workshop on tactical encryption and key management, Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories, Building 1 lobby, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado — see here
Feb
15
Incompas policy summit, all day and with various members of Congress and others and a panel moderated by this publication's David Kaut — see here
Feb
15
BroadbandUSA webinar, 2 p.m. — see here
Feb
15
Cato Institute event on StingRays, with House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and lunch afterward, 9 a.m., Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
15
PwC webinar on local number portability administrator transition, 3 p.m. EST — see here
Feb
16
Future Tense cybersecurity "self-defense class," 6 p.m., New America, Suite 900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Feb
16
FCC Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau webinar on robocalls, 1 p.m. — see here
Feb
16
New America event: "Future of Digital Rights is a Library Card," 6:30 p.m., Interface, 140 W. 30th St., New York — see here
Feb
16
FCBA CLE on IoT privacy and security, noon, Verizon, 1300 Eye St. NW — see here
Feb
20–21
National Cable Television Cooperative education/tech event, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel — see here
Feb
20–21
NCTC winter conference, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel — see here
Feb
20
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event on tech reporting, 3:30 p.m., Suite 610A, 1101 K St. NW — see here
Feb
20
K&L Gates event on artificial intelligence, with acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., and others, 8:30 a.m., 1601 K St. NW — see here
Feb
21
FCBA Young Lawyers Committee brown bag lunch on legislative priorities for this Congress, 12:15 p.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Feb
21
Various FCBA committees CLE on legal issues ATSC 3.0 transition, 6 p.m., Wiley Rein, 1776 K St. NW — see here
Feb
22
U.S. Chamber of Commerce event on cross-border data flows and on privacy, with FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen and others, 9 a.m., 1615 H St. NW — see here
Feb
22
FCBA Wireline and Judicial committees brown bag lunch on "options for the new FCC to re-evaluate policy," 12:15 p.m., Davis Wright, 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Feb
23
New York Metropolitan and Northern New Jersey Regional Planning committees quarterly meeting, 10 a.m., Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemens Memorial Dr., Pomona, New York — see here
Feb
23
George Mason Law Review annual antitrust event, George Mason University Scalia Law School, Founders Hall Auditorium, 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, Virginia — see here
Feb
23
FCC monthly commissioner meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Feb
23
Future Tense event: "Will The Internet Set Us Free?" 6 p.m., Casa Lamm Cultural Center, Álvaro Obregón 99, Mexico City — see here
Feb
23
FCBA International Telecom Committee brown bag lunch on Blue Origin and SpaceX, 12:15 p.m., Sheppard Mullin, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Feb
27
Mar
1
America's Public Television Stations Public Media Summit, Fairmont Washington Georgetown, 2401 M St. NW — see here
Feb
27
Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition and Congressional Progressive Caucus event on two-year anniversary of FCC net neutrality order, with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and others, 3 p.m., 122 Cannon — see here
Feb
27
Mar
2
Mobile World Congress, Fira Gran Via conference facility, Barcelona — see here
Feb
28
NG9-1-1 Institute awards, no further information now — see here