Rayburn House Office Building, Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street Room B-369, Washington, DC, 20515, United States
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a branch of the UN whose 193 member states also includes the U.S., is hosting a Working Group meeting on June 20-22, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. The purpose of the conference is to seek consensus for an updating of the last set of international telecom regulations, also known as ITRs, which were issued in 1988. This panel briefing provides an important opportunity for a timely and informative panel discussion for Congressional Members and Staff about upcoming major developments at the UN/ITU that could significantly affect the governance of the Internet.
Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall, Washington, DC, United States
Over 40 leading health-privacy experts from around the globe will gather in Washington for the 2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy to discuss the urgent privacy issues raised by emerging health technologies.
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States
This hearing will examine how advances in consumer electronics – as well as broadcasting, the Internet, and other communications platforms – are changing the way Americans gain access to and consume audio content.
University Club , 1135 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
We will discuss the need to update both the Communications Act and the agency that implements that Act -- the Federal Communications Commission. As our research has demonstrated, given the economic complexities of the broadband ecosystem and the often conflicting social goals of telecom policy, this task is easier said than done. To explore this important topic in detail, please join us for an evening of excellent conversation, good cheer and cigars.
George Washington University Marvin Center, 800 21st Street Northwest, Washington, DC, 20052-0029, United States
Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC) aims to assemble a wide array of privacy law scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss current issues and foster greater connections between academia and practice. It will bring together privacy law scholars, privacy scholars from other disciplines (economics, philosophy, political science, computer science), and practitioners (industry, legal, advocacy, and government). Our goal is to enhance ties within the privacy law community and to facilitate dialogue between the different parts of that community (academy, government, industry, and public interest).
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Thursday, June 7 at the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. (Prague time)/10:00 a.m. (ET).