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May 2020
(62 events)
May
1–3
CANCELED: FCBA annual seminar, Boar’s Head Resort, 200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia — see here
May
4
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks livestreamed roundtable on broadband access for students from historically black colleges and universities during the pandemic, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
May
4–8
RESCHEDULED: ITU summit on artificial intelligence, Geneva, Sept. 21-25 — see here
May
5
FCBA virtual CLE on small cells, noon EDT — see here
May
5
Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on nomination of Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, as director of national intelligence, 9:30 a.m., 106 Dirksen and livestream — see here
May
5
FCC North American Numbering Council meets, 9:30 a.m. EDT, via conference call; for public, via livestream — see here
May
5
FCC Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force webinar on the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, 4 p.m. EDT — see here
May
5
Rural Utilities Service webinar on second application window for distance learning and telemedicine grants, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
6
Aspen Institute virtual program on crisis in local news, noon EDT — see here
May
6
Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on DOD spectrum policy, Ligado and national security, 3 p.m., G50 Dirksen and livestream — see here
May
6
Broadband Communities webinar on how tier one providers are handling pandemic, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
6
ATIS synchronization and timing systems webinar on 5G and smart cities, 10 a.m. EDT — see here
May
6
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center virtual program on tech during coronavirus, 3:30 p.m. EDT — see here
May
6
Brookings Institution webinar on telehealth before and after COVID-19 pandemic, with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
7
Fiber Broadband Association webinar on fiber to the premises and 10 gigabit passive optical networks, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
7
FCBA Mass Media Committee off-the-record virtual brown bag lunch on political advertising, includes FCC staff, 12:15 p.m. EDT — see here
May
7
Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., and FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks host virtual panel on digital divide in Michigan, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
May
7
Ballard Spahr webinar on FTC and consumer protection, noon EDT — see here
May
8
Brookings Institution webinar on China’s global technological reach, 9:30 a.m. EDT — see here
May
8
Cato Institute online policy forum on digital dollars, 11 a.m. EDT — see here
May
11–14
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions and National Institutes of Standards and Technology workshop on synchronization and timing systems, Westin Bellevue, 600 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, Washington — see here
May
11
FCBA virtual spring keynote with FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
11
CTA and Northern Virginia Technology Council webinar with Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia on restarting economy, 11 a.m. EDT — see here
May
11
House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee teleconference on consumer protection for the COVID-19 pandemic, with FTC Chairman Joe Simons, noon EDT — see here
May
13
FCC commissioners’ meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
May
13–15
CyberSatCom, Hyatt Regency LAX, 6225 W. Century Blvd. — see here
May
13
RESCHEDULED: FTC workshop on agency’s proposed amendments to Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s safeguards rule, 9 a.m., now July 13 online — see here
May
13
POSTPONED: FCBA Pacific Northwest Chapter lunch panel on 5G preparation, 11:45 a.m., Davis Wright, first floor, 929 108th Ave., Bellevue, Washington — see here
May
13–14
NAB Show Express, virtual — see here
May
13
ATIS synchronization and timing systems webinar on finance, electric power and broadcast, 10 a.m. EDT — see here
May
13
Brookings Institution webinar on orbital debris, 10:30 a.m. EDT — see here
May
13
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on broadband and COVID-19, 10 a.m. G50 Dirksen — see here
May
14
New York Metropolitan and Northern New Jersey Regional Planning committees meet, 10 a.m., Paramus Life Safety Complex, Jockish Square, Paramus, New Jersey — see here
May
18
Regulatory Transparency Project webinar with FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson, noon EDT — see here
May
18
Aspen Institute virtual meeting with Facebook oversight board members, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
May
18
NAB and CTA virtual discussion on ATSC 3.0, including FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, 3:30 p.m. EDT — see here
May
19
ACT|The App Association virtual program on COVID-19 and digital divide, including FCC Commissioners Mike O’Rielly and Jessica Rosenworcel, 10 a.m. EDT — see here
May
19
House Communications Subcommittee teleconference with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on COVID-19, noon EDT — see here
May
19
American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council webinar on network modernization, noon EDT — see here
May
19–21
Consortium for School Networking conference, virtual — see here
May
19–21
Wireless Infrastructure Association holds virtual Connect (X) conference, instead of what was scheduled for May 18-21 in Miami Beach — see here
May
20
ATIS synchronization and timing systems webinar on timing security, resilience and global navigation satellite systems, 10 a.m. — see here
May
20
Puerto Rico Public 700 and 800 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning committees meet, 9 a.m., Tren Urbano Warehouse, Martinez Nadal Station Road, Guaynabo; also virtually — see here
May
20
Senate Commerce Committee considers Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (S-2904); Cybersecurity Competitions to Yield Better Efforts to Research the Latest Exceptionally Advanced Problems (S-3712); Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020 (S-3717); and Critical Infrastructure Employee Protection Act of 2020 (S-3728); and nominations of Neil Jacobs to NOAA, Finch Fulton and Diana Furchtgott-Roth as assistant secretaries of transportation, and Chase Johnson as FCC inspector general, 10 a.m., G50 Dirksen — see here
May
20
League of Innovative Schools virtual town hall on homework gap, including FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, 4 p.m. EDT — see here
May
20
Center for Democracy & Technology webinar on Bluetooth contact tracing, 12:30 p.m. EDT — see here
May
20
ACA Connects discussion on broadband and small ISPs, with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., 5 p.m. EDT — see here
May
20
USTelecom webinar on telehealth, including FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
May
20
FCC webinar for state, local, tribal and territorial government officials on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
May
21
Technology Policy Institute online panel on data portability and interoperability for tech platforms, noon EDT — see here
May
21
Center for Strategic & International Studies online discussion on digital solutions to COVID-19 and urban challenges in sub-Saharan Africa, 9 a.m. EDT — see here
May
21
Center for Data Innovation webinar on digital currency, noon EDT — see here
May
21
FBCA virtual CLE on FCC and telehealth, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
May
26
FCBA Florida chapter virtual brown bag lunch on blockchain technology, 12:15 p.m. EDT — see here
May
27
International Institute of Communications webinar on 5G and health misinformation amid COVID-19, 4:30 a.m. EDT — see here
May
27
Senate Judiciary IP Subcommittee staff briefing on music rights within Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 2 p.m. EDT, conducted via Skype — see here
May
27
New America Ranking Digital Rights launch of second #ItstheBusinessModel report on viral harmful content, 11:30 EDT — see here
May
27
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International virtual event on drone workflows, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
May
27
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation webinar on cybersecurity and physical distancing, noon EDT — see here
May
27
Lincoln Network digital chat with FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly on 5G, 1:30 p.m. EDT — see here
May
28
Pillsbury roundtable webinar on digital payments platforms, 2:30 p.m. EDT — see here
May
29
Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition update on congressional broadband legislation, webinar, 1 p.m. EDT — see here