Thursday, February 28, 6:00 –
8:30 p.m.The 1992 Cable Act: 20 Years Later
The Video Programming and Distribution Committee will
hold a CLE on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m.
on the 20th Anniversary of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and
Competition Act of 1992 (“The 1992 Cable Act”). The seminar will focus on
the six principal provisions of the 1992 Act: Rate Regulation, Retransmission
Consent, Must Carry, Program Access, Program Carriage, and Franchising.
Speakers will give an overview of the above-listed subjects and provide an
assessment of whether the 1992 Act, in retrospect, achieved its
objectives. This program will be held at Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street,
NW.Registrations and cancellations are due by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, February 27, 2013.
– 6:05 p.m. Welcome and
IntroductionModerator:Ben Golant, Attorney-Advisor, U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office6:05 – 6:20 p.m. 1992 Cable Act OverviewSpeaker:Toni Cook Bush, Partner, Skadden Arps
Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP6:20 – 6:35 p.m. Section 623: Rate RegulationSpeaker:Paul Glist, Partner, Davis Wright
– 6:50 p.m. Section 325:
Retransmission ConsentSpeaker:Seth Davidson, Partner, Edwards Wildman
– 7:05 p.m. Sections 614 and
615: Broadcast Signal Carriage RequirementsSpeaker:Jim Casserly, Partner, Willkie Farr
& Gallagher LLP7:05
– 7:20 p.m. Qs & As7:20 – 7:30 p.m. BREAK7:30
– 7:45 p.m. Section 628:
Program AccessSpeaker:Howard Symons, Partner, Mintz, Levin,
Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.7:45
– 8:00 p.m. Section
616: Program CarriageSpeaker:Diane Burstein, Vice President and
Deputy General Counsel, NCTA8:15 p.m. Section
621: Local FranchisingSpeaker:Loretta Polk, Vice President and
Associate General Counsel, NCTA8:15
– 8:30 p.m. Qs