Calendar | Thursday, November 1, 2012

Consumer Advisory Committee (Nov 2012)

Nov 2 2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Multistakeholder Meetings to Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency (Nov 2012) (updated)

Nov 7 2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location:
American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Part of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions concerning mobile application transparency.

Information Overload: How Elected Leaders Find Expert Knowledge in the Internet Era

Nov 7 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Join the New America Foundation for this critical discussion on the day after the election. We will consider how Congress can seize new opportunities to improve on the government's basic knowledge management and how we can enable governments to succeed in the global communications revolution.

Community Fiber Networks

Nov 8 2012 - 8:00am - Nov 9 2012 - 4:00pm
Location:
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, VA, 24540, United States

Reboot America Summit

Nov 8 2012 - 5:00pm - Nov 9 2012 - 4:15pm
Location:
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, United States

This unique time and place will give startups and corporations the opportunity to grow their networks while discussing innovative solutions to help spur business and economic growth in America.

Emergency Access Advisory Committee (Nov 2012)

Nov 9 2012 - 10:30am - 3:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The agenda for the November 2012 EAAC meeting will include discussion of draft reports from the EAAC subcommittees and other activities needed to ensure access to 911 by individuals with disabilities.

Diversity on the Hill

Nov 9 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 805 Fifteenth Street, NW Second Floor, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Prominent leaders will discuss the impact of Capitol Hill's racial disparities on policymaking and potential pathways to improve the representation of people of color in the communications policy community.

Future of Music Summit 2012

Nov 12 2012 - 11:00am - Nov 13 2012 - 8:30pm
Location:
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Terrific event for musicians + fans, policymakers + academics, legal experts + technologists, and media professionals + entrepreneurs.

Looking Back to Look Forward: The Next Ten Years of Spectrum Policy

Nov 13 2012 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Pew Research Center, 1615 L Street, NW Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

It is a time when pressure on spectrum allocations keeps growing due to the drumbeat of new broadband wireless applications, a crowded dance floor with a growing diversity and density of conflicting radio operations, and a crescendo of technologies such as smarter radios and heterogeneous networks. This presents an opportunity to look back at lessons learned, and prepare for challenges of the next four and ten, if not a hundred, years.

A First 100 Days Innovation Agenda for the Next Administration

Nov 13 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

The Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings will look at ways to reform the U.S. economy, improve innovation, and address the difficult economic problems the country faces which demand new solutions.

National Museum and Library Services Board

Nov 15 2012 (All day)
Location:
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

The focus of the board meeting will be the role of libraries and museums in early learning. President Obama has made early childhood learning a priority and IMLS is promoting policies, analyzing data and making grants to help integrate libraries and museums into community-wide early learning strategies. The board will hear from foundation, government, library and museum experts to help inform future IMLS activities in this area.

Dark Money, Media and the 2012 Campaign

Nov 16 2012 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Aside from creating windfall profits for broadcasters in swing states, what impact did dark money have on democratic discourse in the 2012 election at the state and the national level? With so much money in the mix, can media really fulfill its role to watchdog politics and separate fact from fiction? Is there evidence that Citizens United needs to be overturned? Have new rules to improve broadcaster transparency and disclosure helped? And are there other reforms that need to be on the table before the next election season?

The International Telecommunications Year-End Meeting and the Global Open Internet

Nov 20 2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States

Internet Everywhere: Broadband as a Catalyst for the Digital Economy

Nov 27 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

On November 27, the Economic Studies program at Brookings will host a forum to discuss how a well-crafted regulatory paradigm can work to foster investment, continue innovation, and increase consumer welfare.

Who Should Govern the Internet?

Nov 29 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
New America Foundation (NAF), 1899 L St NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

The United Nations has its eyes on the Internet. A summit next month could lead to a telecommunications treaty granting a U.N. agency jurisdiction, and control, over the online universe.

The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World

Nov 29 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location:
House Commerce Committee, 45 Independence Ave SW 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515, United States

A witness list, Majority Memorandum, and witness testimony will be posted when available.

Progressive Solutions In A Changing World

Nov 30 2012 - 7:30am - 3:30pm
Location:
Capitol Hilton, 1001 16h St NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Open Federal Communications Commission Meeting (Nov 2012)

Nov 30 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Please note time change

Multistakeholder Meetings to Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency (Nov 2012) (updated w/agenda)

Nov 30 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Part of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions concerning mobile application transparency.

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