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03-09-11 CLE: The National Broadband Plan – One Year Later

Mar 09, 2011 2:00pm - Mar 09, 2011 6:00pm
Event Type: Educational
Category: CLE Seminar

Description

Wednesday, March 9, 2:00 – 5:30 p.m.

The Broadband Plan – One Year Later

 

The Broadband Committee will host a CLE Seminar on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, from 2:005:30 p.m. on “The National Broadband Plan – One Year Later.”  This CLE will be held at Arnold & Porter LLP, 555 12th Street, NW.

 

AGENDA


2:00 – 2:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introduction 

2:05 – 2:35 p.m.         The National Broadband Plan: The Ideas Behind the Ideas

Blair Levin, Executive Director, Omnibus Broadband Initiative, FCC

2:35 – 3:20 p.m.         Fostering Innovation and Investment in Broadband Infrastructure

This panel will discuss the Plan’s recommendations for stimulating additional innovation and investment in wired and wireless broadband infrastructure, their implementation status, and the legal and policy challenges they raise.  Among other issues, the panel will address additional spectrum for wireless broadband, as well as whether and how data collection, performance standards and transparency requirements drive innovation and investment.

Moderator:

Nancy Victory, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Panelists:

Angela Giancarlo, Chief of Staff & Senior Legal Advisor, Wireless & International for FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell

Christopher Guttman-McCabe, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs, CTIA—The Wireless Association

Kevin Krufky, Legislative Counsel, Alcatel Lucent

Gigi Sohn, President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge

David Young, Vice President-Federal Regulatory Affairs, Verizon

3:20 – 3:30 p.m.         Break

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.         Bringing Broadband to All America and Americans

This panel will address legal issues, policy debates and practical challenges associated with revising the Universal Service Fund to support broadband.  Among other things, the panel will review the Plan’s recommendations in this area, how they have been implemented to date, impediments encountered, and prospects for future agency action.

Moderator:

Barry Ohlson, Chief Policy Counsel, Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Panelists:

Anna-Maria Kovacs, Principle, Strategic Choices Consulting

Joel Lubin, Vice President, Public Policy, AT&T

Carol Mattey, Deputy Bureau Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Mike Romano, Sr. Vice President of Policy, National Telecommunications Cooperative Association

Julia Tanner, General Counsel, MTPCS, LLC

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.         Stimulating Adoption Through Device and Application Policies

This panel will review the Plan’s recommendations to foster adoption through policies that stimulate availability of innovative devices, applications and Internet content.  The panel will discuss the legal and policy issues associated with broadband access through TV and gateway devices, online privacy reforms, government efforts to introduce attractive services online and other adoption strategies.

 

Moderator:

William Cook, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

 

Panelists:

Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission

David Don, Senior Director – Public Policy, Comcast Corporation

Paul Glenchur, Senior Analyst – Telecommunications/Cable, Potomac Research Group

John Godfrey, Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, Samsung Information Systems America, Inc.

Richard S. Whitt, Washington Telecom and Media Counsel, Google Inc.

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.         FCC Progress Implementing the National Broadband Plan and the Prognosis for Further Action

Edward Lazarus, Chief of Staff, Federal Communications Commission


Early registration ends on Mar 02, 2011.
Regular registration starts on Mar 03, 2011 and ends on Mar 08, 2011.
Late registration starts on Mar 09, 2011.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).
 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeMember FeeNon-Member Fee
 Government Academic Attorney
Early: $100.00$350.00
Regular: $100.00$350.00
Late: $100.00$350.00
 Government Academic Attorney (5 years or less out of school)
Early: $50.00$350.00
Regular: $50.00$350.00
Late: $50.00$350.00
 Government Academic Non Attorney
Early: $100.00$350.00
Regular: $100.00$350.00
Late: $100.00$350.00
 Government Academic Non-Attorney (5 years or less out of school)
Early: $50.00$350.00
Regular: $50.00$350.00
Late: $50.00$350.00
 Government/Academic Paralegal
Early: $100.00$350.00
Regular: $100.00$350.00
Late: $100.00$350.00
 Guest Fee
Early: $350.00$350.00
Regular: $350.00$350.00
Late: $350.00$350.00
 Private Sector Attorney
Early: $195.00$350.00
Regular: $195.00$350.00
Late: $195.00$350.00
 Private Sector Non Attorney
Early: $195.00$350.00
Regular: $195.00$350.00
Late: $195.00$350.00
 Private Sector Paralegal
Early: $195.00$350.00
Regular: $195.00$350.00
Late: $195.00$350.00
 Retired
Early: $195.00$350.00
Regular: $195.00$350.00
Late: $195.00$350.00
 Student
Early: $50.00$350.00
Regular: $50.00$350.00
Late: $50.00$350.00