Calendar | Friday, October 31, 2014

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014

Oct 20 2014 (All day) - Nov 7 2014 (All day)
Busan, South Korea

Over the coming weeks, ITU’s 193 Member States will be meeting in Busan, Republic of Korea for the 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference. This event is of great importance for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, as ITU Member States will approve a Strategic Plan which ITU will implement over the next four years with the aim of achieving further progress towards a fully connected global society.

Israel's New Media

Nov 6 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Join us at New America for a conversation with Noam Sheizaf, co-founder and CEO of +972, and Local Call co-editor Yael Marom. This event will be moderated by Al Arabiya correspondent Muna Shikaki and is co-sponsored with Just Vision and the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

Accessible Wireless Emergency Communications Forum

Nov 7 2014 - 9:00am - 3:15pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The FCC today announced it will hold a forum Nov. 7 to promote the latest advances in accessible wireless emergency communications, including text-to-911. The event will engage technology designers, engineers and policy makers to raise awareness of the needs of people with disabilities prior to developing devices and services that can be used in and during emergencies, with the goal of saving more lives and enabling quicker responses to natural and manmade disasters.

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Meeting on Defining Privacy (Nov '14)

Nov 12 2014 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC, 20037, United States

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board will conduct a public meeting with industry representatives, academics, technologists, government personnel, and members of the advocacy community, on the topic: ‘‘Defining Privacy.’’

Reforming Lifeline for the Broadband Era

Nov 12 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board

Nov 13 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

The National Museum and Library Services Board, which advises the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services on general policies with respect to the duties, powers, and authority of the Institute relating to museum, library and information services, will meet on November 13, 2014.

Getting Beyond Command-and-Control Regulation in Wireless Spectrum

Nov 14 2014 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Colorado Law School, 2450 Kittredge Loop Wolf Law Building, Boulder, CO, 80309, United States

This conference will assess progress in the migration away from command and control regulation, and explore various ways to accelerate the decentralization and delegation of regulation. While it starts with the hypothesis that decentralization and delegation is desirable, this is an assumption whose validity and scope will be tested during the discussion.

OTT Video: The End of Bundles?

Nov 14 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW First Amendment Lounge, Washington, DC, 20045, United States

"OTT Video: The End of Bundles?" will be held Friday, November 14, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, located at 529 14th Street, NW, in Washington, DC.

November 2014 Open Federal Communications Commission Meeting

Nov 21 2014 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States