The FCBA Enforcement Committee will host a CLE on Tuesday, May 23 from 3:00 – 5:15 p.m. entitled “From Pirates and Jammers to Wi-Fi and Signal Blocking: Issues in Modern Interference Enforcement.” This program will be held at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, 1500 K Street, NW, Suite 1100.
3:00 – 3:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Steve Augustino, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
3:05 – 3:15 p.m. Field Modernization Plan Overview
The session will begin with a brief overview of the Field Modernization Plan.
J. Bradford Currier, Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
3:15 – 4:10 p.m. Interference, Unauthorized Transmissions and Field Enforcement: an Overview
A panel of FCC Enforcement Bureau staff will discuss FCC enforcement of unauthorized transmissions. This panel will share their perspectives on FCC field enforcement, the effects of the Field Modernization Plan on detection activities and tips for how to assist with jamming or pirate radio broadcasting.
Koy Miller, Associate, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Charles Cooper, Field Director, FCC Enforcement Bureau
Steve Spaeth, Senior Field Counsel, FCC Enforcement Bureau
4:10 – 4:20 p.m. Break
4:20 – 5:15 p.m. Industry Perspectives on New and Potential Areas of Spectrum Enforcement
A panel of industry experts will discuss new areas of spectrum enforcement, such as Wi-Fi blocking, as well as potential areas for spectrum enforcement in light of recent FCC actions.
William Davenport, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Ligado Networks
Bennet Ross, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Steve Sharkey, Vice President, Government Affairs, Technology and Engineering Policy, T-Mobile
Jeanine Poltronieri, Assistant Vice President, Federal Regulatory, AT&T Services, Inc.