The news source for Internet policy
October 2020
(50 events)
Oct
1
Brookings Institution virtual event on rating systems and responsible artificial intelligence, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
1
NEW TIME: Senate Commerce Committee executive session to consider subpoenaing CEOs as hearing witnesses: Jack Dorsey of Twitter, Alphabet/Google's Sundar Pichai and Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook, 9:30 a.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Oct
1
Senate Judiciary Committee executive business meeting, including on Online Content Policy Modernization Act (S-4632), 10 a.m., 325 Russell — see here
Oct
2
Center for Strategic & International Studies virtual event on modernizing Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
2
FTC-Marketing Science conference on marketing and consumer protection, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW — see here
Oct
5
Communications Workers of America and others virtually "examine how millions of Americans have been left without access to broadband by profit-driven corporations," 2 p.m. EDT  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fWHqaUYlTMu73_VOTlv9NA —
Oct
5–8
Now virtual: Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Xponential 2020, rescheduled from Aug. 10-12 — see here and see here
Oct
5
FCBA Pacific Northwest Chapter virtual program on 5G, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
5–6
Annual Georgetown Law antitrust enforcement symposium, virtual conference — see here
Oct
6
President's National Security Telecom Advisory Committee meets virtually, 1:30 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
6
Brookings Institution virtual panel on "tech policy in the next presidential administration," 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
6
Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee tentative hearing on Digital Millennium Copyright Act and online privacy — see here
Oct
6–7
Telecommunications Industry Association ICT Summit 2020, virtual — see here
Oct
7–8
George Mason University Law School Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property annual fall conference, virtual — see here
Oct
7–8
FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meets, details to come — see here
Oct
8
FCC celebrates virtually anniversary of 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
12–16
FURTHER UPDATED: Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers-International Society of Broadband Experts Cable-Tec Expo, no longer at Colorado Convention Center, now taking place virtually — see here
Oct
14–16
Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition annual conference, Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia — see here
Oct
14
FCBA Northern California Chapter and Wireline Committee webinar on California telecom and broadband legislation, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
19
Mosaic Economic Project starts virtually, "to create a network of diverse women who are experts in economics and technology," 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
19
Center for Strategic and International Studies virtual event on cyberspace and international security, 3:30 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
19
NATOA webinar on digital inclusion, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
19–23
FURTHER UPDATED: Technology Policy Institute annual conference, now virtual, previously rescheduled from Aug. 16-18 — see here
Oct
19–22
Wireless Internet Service Providers Association's Wispapalooza 2020, Caesars Forum Conference Center, 3911 Koval Lane, Las Vegas — see here
Oct
20–21
6G Symposium, all virtual and including FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and National Institute of Standards and Technology Director Walter Copan — see here
Oct
20
Center for Democracy & Technology virtual event on CDT report on algorithms and disability benefit determinations, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
21
NTIA BroadbandUSA monthly webinar, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
22
NTIA multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency meets virtually, noon EDT — see here
Oct
22–23
Annual Rainbow/Push tech event, virtual — see here
Oct
22
Senate Judiciary Committee executive business meeting including about Online Content Policy Modernization Act (S-4632), 9 a.m., G50 Dirksen — see here
Oct
23
FCC tech supplier diversity event, virtual, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
26
Technology Policy Institute webinar on digital platform regulation, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
26
American Enterprise Institute virtual event on House Antitrust Subcommittee antitrust/technology staff report, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
26
FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee and American Bar Association’s Communications Law Forum annual Privacy & Data Security Symposium CLE, virtual, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
27
New America and others' virtual event on U.S. and Chinese technological ties and decoupling, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., 10 a.m. EDT — see here
Oct
27
FCC commissioners’ meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Oct
27
Lincoln Network virtual discussion on drone policy, noon EDT — see here
Oct
27
Media Institute Virtual Communications Forum with Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Nicol Turner Lee, 1 p.m. EDT (password required) — see here
Oct
27
AT&T Policy Forum virtual event on ethical algorithms, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
27
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center virtual event on technology policy, including Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., and FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
27–28
Future of Privacy Forum virtual workshop on data and technology amid global crisis — see here
Oct
28
Silicon Flatirons virtual event on digital divide and COVID-19, 11:30 a.m. MDT — see here
Oct
28
Copyright Office modernization webinar, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
Oct
28
FCC Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the U.S. meets virtually, 9:30 a.m. EDT — see here
Oct
28
FCC precision agriculture task force meets, details TBA — see here
Oct
28
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Communications Decency Act Section 230 with CEOs Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Google's Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey from Twitter, 10 a.m., G50 Dirksen — see here
Oct
28
WifiForward virtual event on "Solving America’s Connection Crisis," with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, 11 a.m. EDT — see here
Oct
29
FCBA virtual CLE on state net neutrality laws, noon EDT — see here
Oct
29–30
FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meets virtually, 11 a.m. EDT each day — see here
Oct
30
Wilson Center virtual event on global digital divide, 1 p.m. (time zone not listed) — see here