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April 2018
(46 events)
Apr
4
FCC Wireline Bureau 27th Local Number Portability Administrator Transition Outreach and Education Plan webcast, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
5
Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Hawaii false missile alert, 10 a.m., East-West Center, Keoni Auditorium, 1601 East-West Rd., Honolulu — see here
Apr
10–13
Copyright Office hearings on possible exemptions to allow circumvention of technological measures for copyrighted works, Library of Congress, Madison Building's Mumford Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE — see here
Apr
10
Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 2:15 p.m., location changed to 216 Hart — see here
Apr
11
House Commerce Committee hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here
Apr
11
WRC-19 Advisory Committee Working Group 3: Space Services, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT Teleconference Only: 888-858-2144 or 646-746-3008 Participant Code: 8672480 — see here
Apr
11
FCC Library annual open house, held at the library, 9:30 a.m. — see here
Apr
11–13
Annual American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section spring meeting, with many government and other officials, Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Apr
12
Computer & Communications Industry Association lunch panel on competition policy and tech industry, noon, Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW — see here
Apr
12–18
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,” 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen — see here
Apr
12
First 2018 meeting of FCC Technological Advisory Council, rescheduled from March 7, now at 12:30 p.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
12
American Library Association lunch event on broadband in tribal, rural areas, including Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, 11:15 a.m., SVC 201-00 Capitol Visitor Center — see here
Apr
13
FCC Public Safety Bureau workshop on communications information needs in crises, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
16
U.S. Chamber of Commerce and BusinessEurope host Transatlantic Business Works Summit, noon-6:30 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW — see here
Apr
16
Technology Policy Institute lunch event on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, noon, Reserve Officers Association/Top of the Hill, Ballroom, 1 Constitution Ave. NE — see here
Apr
17
House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on Internet prioritization, 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn — see here
Apr
17
House Communications Subcommittee paid prioritization hearing, time changed to 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn — see here
Apr
17
Open Technology Institute event on secure multiparty computation and privacy, noon, New America, #900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Apr
17
CTA Digital Patriots Dinner. National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Sts. NW — see here
Apr
17
FCC monthly commissioners' meeting, 10:30 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
17
Net neutrality debate pitting Mozilla Chairwoman Mitchell Baker and former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler vs. former FCC Chief Economist Michael Katz and Reason.com Editor-at-Large Nick Gillespie, sponsored by Intelligence Squared, 7:30-9 p.m. CDT, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, and livestreamed — see here
Apr
18
NTIA BroadbandUSA webinar, 2 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
18
Aspen Institute lunch event on digital-age counterintelligence, with National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director William Evanina, noon, Suite 700, 2300 N St. NW — see here
Apr
18
FCC Wireline Bureau Local Number Portability Administrator Transition Outreach and Education Plan webcast, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Apr
19
ITIF panel on "Accelerating Drone Innovation While Ensuring Public Safety," 1-2:30 p.m., 1101 K St. NW Suite 610A — see here and lbembenek@itif.org
Apr
19
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event on drone innovation and safety, 1 p.m., 610A, 1101 K St. NW — see here
Apr
19
Postponed: House Digital Commerce Subcommittee hearing on robocall hearing — see here
Apr
19
FCBA Engineering and Technical and Internet of Things committees CLE on “Technology and Policy for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles,” 3-5:15 p.m., Hogan Lovells, 555 13th St. NW — see here
Apr
19
FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly speaks, 2 p.m., American Enterprise Institute, Auditorium, 1789 Massachusetts Ave. NW — see here
Apr
19
Media Institute luncheon with State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary-Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy Robert Strayer, St. Regis Hotel, Astor Ballroom, 12:30 p.m. — see here and coto@mediainstitute.org
Apr
23–25
Copyright Office hearings on possible exemptions to allow circumvention of technological measures for copyrighted works, UCLA School of Law, Room 1314, 385 Young Dr. E., Los Angeles — see here
Apr
23
FCC and FTC "Technology Expo" on fighting illegal robocalls, 10 a.m., Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th St. NW — see here
Apr
24
Smart fabrics daylong event with sponsors including CTA, and speakers including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Reagan Building — see here
Apr
24
New America Foundation luncheon on Spectrum as Infrastructure, noon-2 p.m., 740 15th St. NW, Suite 900 — see here
Apr
25
Institute for Policy Innovation annual World Intellectual Property Day event, 10:30 a.m., 2044 Rayburn — see here
Apr
25
Next meeting of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, 9 a.m., Commission Meeting Room — see here
Apr
25
Senate Commerce Committee considers Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act (S-2343), other legislation and nominees including Rebecca Slaughter to FTC and, to CPB, Rubydee Calvert as public TV stations representative and Laura Gore Ross, also as member, 9:45 a.m., 106 Dirksen — see here
Apr
26
House Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee hearing with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on FY 2019 budget request, 2 p.m., 2358-A Rayburn — see here
Apr
26
Georgetown Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology test pairing law students with engineers to see if they can write better privacy laws; Center on Privacy & Technology event, 1 p.m., 12th-floor Gewirz, 120 F St. NW — see here
Apr
26
U.S. Copyright Office event on “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity,” 10:30 a.m., Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 10 1st St. SE — see here
Apr
26
5G Automotive Association daylong event on C-V2X, Hyatt Regency Washington Capitol Hill — see here
Apr
26
House Judiciary Committee hearing on social media filtering and policing, 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn — see here
Apr
27
Event on Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index, noon, New America Foundation, Suite 900, 740 15th St. NW — see here
Apr
27
George Mason University Program on Economics & Privacy annual, daylong digital policy scholars event, 8 a.m., Scalia Law School, Founders Hall, 3351 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, Virginia — see here
Apr
27
Congressional Internet Caucus Academy lunch on Antitrust & the Internet: A New Way of Looking at Competition, noon-1 p.m., Rayburn House Office Building (Room TBD) — see here
Apr
27
House Digital Commerce Subcommittee rescheduled hearing on robocalls and spoofing, 9 a.m., 2123 Rayburn — see here