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.
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.
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.
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.’’
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.
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.