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April 2018
(67 events)
Apr
3
FCBA Wireline Committee brown bag lunch on transfer of USF funding to the U.S. Treasury, rescheduled from March 21, still at 12:15 p.m., Wilkinson Barker, North Tower, Suite 800, 1800 M St. NW — see here
Apr
4
Cable Hall of Fame celebration, Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 W. 54th St., New York — see here
Apr
4
FCBA International Telecom Committee CLE on space traffic management, 6 p.m., Sheppard Mullin, Suite 100, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Apr
4
FCC Wireline Bureau 27th Local Number Portability Administrator Transition Outreach and Education Plan webcast, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
5
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Hawaii false missile alert, 10 a.m., East-West Center, Keoni Auditorium, 1601 East-West Rd., Honolulu — see here
Apr
7–12
NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center — see here
Apr
8
American Bar Association/FCBA annual event during NAB, Encore Hotel, Las Vegas — see here
Apr
10
Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey Area Public Safety Regional Planning committees meet, 10 a.m., Delaware River and Bay Authority Police Department, Delaware Memorial Bridge Toll Plaza, Julia Building, 2nd-floor Training Room, 2162 New Castle Ave., New Castle, Delaware — see here
Apr
10–13
Copyright Office hearings on possible exemptions to allow circumvention of technological measures for copyrighted works, Library of Congress, Madison Building's Mumford Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE — see here
Apr
10
WRC-19 Advisory Committee Terrestrial Services Working Group 2, 1 p.m. EDT, teleconference only — see here and 888-858-2144 or 646-746-3008, Participant Code: 8672480
Apr
10
Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 2:15 p.m., location changed to 216 Hart — see here
Apr
11
WRC-19 Advisory Committee Working Group 4, 10-11 a.m. EDT, by teleconference, 888-858-2144 or 646-746-3008 Participant Code: 1383844 — see here
Apr
11
FCC Library annual open house, held at the library, 9:30 a.m. — see here
Apr
11
WRC-19 Advisory Committee Working Group 3: Space Services, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT Teleconference Only: 888-858-2144 or 646-746-3008 Participant Code: 8672480 — see here
Apr
11–13
Annual American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section spring meeting, with many government and other officials, Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Apr
11
House Commerce Committee hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here
Apr
12
Computer & Communications Industry Association lunch panel on competition policy and tech industry, noon, Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW — see here
Apr
12
American Library Association lunch event on broadband in tribal, rural areas, including Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, 11:15 a.m., SVC 201-00 Capitol Visitor Center — see here
Apr
12
First 2018 meeting of FCC Technological Advisory Council, rescheduled from March 7, now at 12:30 p.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
12–18
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,” 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen — see here
Apr
13
FCC Public Safety Bureau workshop on communications information needs in crises, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
16
Technology Policy Institute lunch event on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, noon, Reserve Officers Association/Top of the Hill, Ballroom, 1 Constitution Ave. NE — see here
Apr
16
U.S. Chamber of Commerce and BusinessEurope host Transatlantic Business Works Summit, noon-6:30 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW — see here
Apr
16
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly keynotes NTCA Legislative and Policy Conference, 8 a.m., Hyatt Regency Washington Hotel — see here
Apr
16–19
Space Foundation annual Space Symposium, Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., Colorado Springs, Colorado — see here
Apr
17
House Communications Subcommittee paid prioritization hearing, time changed to 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn — see here
Apr
17
CTA Digital Patriots Dinner. National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Sts. NW — see here
Apr
17
Net neutrality debate pitting Mozilla Chairwoman Mitchell Baker and former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler vs. former FCC Chief Economist Michael Katz and Reason.com Editor-at-Large Nick Gillespie, sponsored by Intelligence Squared, 7:30-9 p.m. CDT, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, and livestreamed — see here
Apr
17
Open Technology Institute event on secure multiparty computation and privacy, noon, New America, #900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Apr
17
FCC monthly commissioners' meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
17
House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on Internet prioritization, 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn — see here
Apr
18
Local number portability administrator transition webcast with PwC, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
18
FCC Wireline Bureau Local Number Portability Administrator Transition Outreach and Education Plan webcast, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
18
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on “Abusive Robocalls,” 10 a.m., 253 Russell — see here
Apr
18
Aspen Institute lunch event on digital-age counterintelligence, with National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director William Evanina, noon, Suite 700, 2300 N St. NW — see here
Apr
18
NTIA BroadbandUSA webinar, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
19
Postponed: House Digital Commerce Subcommittee hearing on robocall hearing — see here
Apr
19–24
Universal Service Administrative Co. board meets, on April 19, 23 and 24, USAC, Suite 900, 700 12th St. NW — see here
Apr
19
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event on drone innovation and safety, 1 p.m., 610A, 1101 K St. NW — see here
Apr
19
Media Institute luncheon with State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary-Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy Robert Strayer, St. Regis Hotel, Astor Ballroom, 12:30 p.m. — see here and coto@mediainstitute.org
Apr
19
FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly speaks, 2 p.m., American Enterprise Institute, Auditorium, 1789 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Apr
19
FCBA Engineering and Technical and Internet of Things committees CLE on “Technology and Policy for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles,” 3-5:15 p.m., Hogan Lovells, 555 13th St. NW — see here
Apr
19
ITIF panel on "Accelerating Drone Innovation While Ensuring Public Safety," 1-2:30 p.m., 1101 K St. NW Suite 610A — see here and lbembenek@itif.org
Apr
23–25
Copyright Office hearings on possible exemptions to allow circumvention of technological measures for copyrighted works, UCLA School of Law, Room 1314, 385 Young Dr. E., Los Angeles — see here
Apr
23
World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee, 11 a.m., FCC Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
23
FCC and FTC "Technology Expo" on fighting illegal robocalls, 10 a.m., Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th St. NW — see here
Apr
24
FCBA CLE on “Ethics in a Changing World,” 6 p.m., Drinker Biddle, 1500 K St. NW — see here and wendy@fcba.org
Apr
24
Southern Lake Michigan 700 MHz and 800 MHz Regional Planning committees meet, 1 p.m., Grundy County Consolidated 911 Center, 78 W. Lowery Road, Morris, Illinois — see here
Apr
24
Florida 700 MHz and 800 MHz Regional Planning committees meet, 10 a.m. Wyndham Lake Buena Vista, 1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista — see here
Apr
24
Smart fabrics daylong event with sponsors including CTA, and speakers including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Reagan Building — see here
Apr
24
New America Foundation luncheon on Spectrum as Infrastructure, noon-2 p.m., 740 15th St. NW, Suite 900 — see here
Apr
24
FCBA Wireline Committee brown bag lunch on the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act, 12:15 p.m., Jenner & Block, Suite 900, 1099 New York Ave. NW — see here
Apr
25
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee meets, 9 a.m., Morgan Lewis, Suite 201, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here
Apr
25
Institute for Policy Innovation annual World Intellectual Property Day event, 10:30 a.m., 2044 Rayburn — see here
Apr
25
Next meeting of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
25
Senate Commerce Committee considers Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act (S-2343), other legislation and nominees including Rebecca Slaughter to FTC and, to CPB, Rubydee Calvert as public TV stations representative and Laura Gore Ross, also as member, 9:45 a.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Apr
26
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and Wiley Rein event on FAA and drones, 3 p.m., Wiley Rein, 1776 K St. NW — see here
Apr
26
House Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee hearing with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on FY 2019 budget request, 2 p.m., 2358-A Rayburn — see here
Apr
26
5G Automotive Association daylong event on C-V2X, Hyatt Regency Washington Capitol Hill — see here
Apr
26
Georgetown Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology test pairing law students with engineers to see if they can write better privacy laws; Center on Privacy & Technology event, 1 p.m., 12th-floor Gewirz, 120 F St. NW — see here
Apr
26
U.S. Copyright Office event on “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity,” 10:30 a.m., Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 10 1st St. SE — see here
Apr
26
House Judiciary Committee hearing on social media filtering and policing, 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn — see here
Apr
27
House Digital Commerce Subcommittee rescheduled hearing on robocalls and spoofing, 9 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here
Apr
27
North American Numbering Council meets, 9:30 a.m., FCC Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
27
Event on Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index, noon, New America Foundation, Suite 900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Apr
27
Congressional Internet Caucus Academy lunch on Antitrust & the Internet: A New Way of Looking at Competition, noon-1 p.m., Rayburn House Office Building (Room TBD) — see here
Apr
27
George Mason University Program on Economics & Privacy annual, daylong digital policy scholars event, 8 a.m., Scalia Law School, Founders Hall, 3351 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, Virginia — see here