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February 2018
(63 events)
Feb
1
FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee CLE on “U.S. Perspectives on EU Privacy Frameworks,” rescheduled from Nov. 20, 6 p.m., Wiley Rein, 1776 K St. NW — see here
Feb
2
Journal of Law, Economics & Policy annual daylong event, George Mason University, Scalia Law School, Founders Hall Auditorium, 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, Virginia — see here
Feb
5
Public Knowledge event on privacy legislation, 2 p.m., G-11 Dirksen — see here
Feb
5–8
SmallSat Symposium, Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, California — see here
Feb
6
Hudson Institute event/lunch on conservative perspective on the FCC and U.S. communications policy, including Commissioner Mike O’Rielly, noon, Suite 400, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Feb
6
Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council daylong annual broadband and social justice summit, Westin Georgetown Hotel — see here
Feb
6
Senate Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security Subcommittee hearing on data security and bug bounty programs and an Uber breach, 2:45 p.m., 253 Russell — see here
Feb
7
Common Sense all-day conference on health effects of tech addiction, 9 a.m., Kaiser Center for Total Health, 700 Second St. NE — see here
Feb
7
Incompas annual Policy Summit, Newseum, starting at 9 a.m. — see here
Feb
7
FCBA CLE "ISP Responsibilities Under Copyright and the DMCA" 6-8:15 p.m., Wilkinson Barker, 1800 M St. NW, 800N — see here
Feb
8
U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center releases sixth International IP Index, including GIPC CEO David Hirschmann and MPAA CEO Charles Rivkin, 5 p.m., U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW — see here
Feb
8
FCBA Engineering and Technical Committee brown bag lunch: meet FCC Chief Technology Officer Eric Burger, 12:15 p.m., Mintz Levin, Suite 900, Capitol Hill Conference Room, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Feb
11–14
NARUC 2018 Winter Policy Summit, Renaissance Washington — see here
Feb
11–12
Silicon Flatirons on "Regulating Computing and Code," University of Colorado Law School, Wolf Law Building, Wittemeyer Courtroom, 2450 Kittredge Loop Rd., Boulder — see here
Feb
12
American Enterprise Institute event on cryptocurrencies and blockchain, 5 p.m., Auditorium, 1789 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
12
Congressional Internet Caucus advisory committee lunch event on net neutrality, noon, 2237 Rayburn — see here
Feb
12
Postponed: Cato Institute event on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Section 702 including Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., 6 p.m., Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
12–13
National Cable Television Cooperative winter educational conference, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie St. — see here
Feb
12
Washington Space Business Roundtable lunch about on-orbit servicing, 11:30 a.m., City Club of Washington, 555 13th St. NW — see here
Feb
13
FCBA State and Local Practice Committee CLE on state regulation of VoIP, 6 p.m., Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St. NW — see here
Feb
13
FCBA Mass Media and Video Programming and Distribution committees brown bag lunch to meet FCC eighth-floor media aides, 12:15 p.m., Pillsbury Winthrop, 1200 17th St. NW — see here
Feb
13
AT&T event on 3.5 GHz, including FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly, 12:30 p.m., 601 New Jersey Ave. NW — see here
Feb
14
Brookings Institution event on cybersecurity framework, 10:30 a.m, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Feb
14
Senate Commerce Committee hearing with FTC nominees Joseph Simons, Rohit Chopra, Noah Phillips and Christine Wilson, 10 a.m., 253 Russell — see here
Feb
14
Two House Science, Space and Technology Committee subcommittees hold hearing on "Beyond Bitcoin: Emerging Applications for Blockchain Technology," 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn — see here
Feb
14–15
NG911 Institute events, including 5 p.m. reception the first day with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at Rayburn foyer, and next day technology event from 10 a.m. including Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. at 2044/5 Rayburn — see here
Feb
14
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Heidi King testifies to House Digital Commerce Subcommittee on President Donald Trump’s federal budget request, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here
Feb
14
Glen Echo event on citizens broadband radio service, 1 p.m., General Electric, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Feb
15
New York Metropolitan and Northern New Jersey 700 MHz and 800 MHz Regional Planning committees meet, 10 a.m., Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemens Memorial Dr., Pomona, New York — see here
Feb
15
Verizon event on Supreme Court's U.S. v. Carpenter case, 11 a.m., Suite 500 East, 1300 Eye St. NW — see here
Feb
15
FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee CLE on robocalling, 6 p.m., location TBD in Washington — see here
Feb
15
Media Institute luncheon with FirstNet CEO Mike Poth, 12:30 p.m. St. Regis Hotel, Jackson room, 923 16th St. NW — see here
Feb
15
American Enterprise Institute event including Democrats Sen. Edward Markey, Mass., and Rep. Ted Lieu, Calif., on their Cyber Shield Act (S-2020/HR-4163) and cybersecurity of IoT devices, noon, 325 Russell — see here
Feb
15
House Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee hearing on positive train control implementation, details to come — see here
Feb
15
Center for Democracy & Technology with American Constitution Society on Supreme Court's United States v. Microsoft, 2 p.m., 485 Russell — see here
Feb
15
Next Century Cities event on local voices and broadband decision-making, with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and others, 3 p.m., 122 Cannon — see here
Feb
15
Senate Judiciary Committee considers nominations including Adam Klein as chairman and member, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen — see here
Feb
16
Canceled. All FCC commissioners testify to House Communications Subcommittee on President Donald Trump’s federal budget request, details to come — see here
Feb
20
FCBA Legislative and Young Lawyers Committees Brown Bag Lunch co-hosted by the Women in Government Relations Telecom, Tech, & IP Task Force, on "Tech Outlook from the White House, FCC and Capitol Hill," noon, Arnold & Porter, 601 Massachusetts Avenue NW — see here
Feb
20
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation panel on upgrading America’s workforce-training and adjustment policies for an era of technological progress, 10 a.m., 485 Russell — see here
Feb
21
FCBA CLE on "5G’s Path Forward -- Essential Inputs and Business Case," 5-7:15 p.m., Jenner & Block, 1099 New York Ave. NW, Suite 900 — see here
Feb
21
National Association of Tower Erectors gives award to Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., who also gives remarks, as part of NATE event Feb. 20-21, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville — see here
Feb
21
NTIA BroadbandUSA webinar, 2 p.m. EST — see here
Feb
22
FCC monthly commissioners' meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Feb
22
Technology Policy Institute all-day conference on artificial intelligence/machine learning and policy, InterContinental D.C.-Wharf, Algonquian Room, 801 Wharf St. SW — see here
Feb
23
Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy daylong event on governance and regulation of information platforms, including FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny, Georgetown University Law Center, Gewirz Student Center, 12th floor, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW — see here
Feb
23
USTelecom webinar on ISP copyright liability, 1 p.m. — see here and events@ustelecom.org
Feb
26–28
APTS Public Media Summit, Fairmont, 2401 M St. NW — see here
Feb
26
Mar
1
Mobile World Congress 2018, Barcelona — see here
Feb
26–28
National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting, including panel on net neutrality, with events at Washington Marriott Georgetown, Metropolitan Ballroom, and at Ritz-Carlton, West End, Ballroom — see here
Feb
26
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and Anne Hazlett, assistant for rural development to the Agriculture Secretary, will speak at the Rural Telecom Industry Meeting and Expo in Austin — see here
Feb
26
FCC Consumer Advisory Committee meets, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Feb
27
Davis Wright daylong "download LA" event, SLS Hotel Beverly Hills, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles — see here
Feb
27
NAB State Leadership Conference, including Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Gene Green, D-Texas, JW Marriott Washington, Capitol Ballroom — see here
Feb
27
Center for Data Innovation panel on risks to open government data, 9 a.m., Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Suite 610A, 1101 K St. NW — see here
Feb
28
FCC Disability Advisory Committee meets, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Feb
28
FTC PrivacyCon 2018, 9:15 a.m., 400 7th St. SW — see here
Feb
28
CTA event on 5G, including FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, 10 a.m., Wilkinson Barker, #800N, 1800 M St. NW — see here
Feb
28
Senate Commerce Committee executive session on FTC nominees, 10 a.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Feb
28
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on positive train control, 10:30 a.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Feb
28
FCC Incentive Auction Task Force and Media Bureau webinar on channel study to help low-power TV, TV translator stations and analog-to-digital replacement translators find new channels in repacked bands, 1 p.m. EST — see here
Feb
28
Mar
1
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop on public comments on draft report on automated and distributed digital threats under cybersecurity executive order, at NCCoE, 9700 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville, Maryland — see here
Feb
28
Event on 5G and transport with Axios and Qualcomm, including Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., 8 a.m., Ajax, 1011 4th St. NW — see here