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FCC RELEASES AGENDA FOR NOVEMBER 20, 2009, STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

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Released: November 18, 2009

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Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D. C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

For Immediate Release: News Media Contact:
November 18, 2009 Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511

e-mail: rosemary.kimball@fcc.gov

FCC RELEASES AGENDA FOR NOVEMBER 20, 2009,

STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

Washington, DC -- The Commission has released the agenda for the November 20, 2009,
Staff Workshop on Distracted Driving. The Workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. at FCC
Headquarters, 445 12th St., SW, Washington, DC, in the Commission Meeting Room.
Two panels will discuss technologies that could play a role in reducing the risk of
distracted driving, while the third panel will explore consumer incentives for reducing distracted
driving. An agenda for the Workshop is attached. A live webcast will be available at the FCC's
website at http://www.fcc.gov/live/upcoming-events.html#nov20.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Such
requests should include contact information and a detailed description of the accommodation.
Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to
fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice),
202-418-0432 (tty).
For more information about the Workshop, please contact Dan Rumelt at (202) 418-7512,
dan.rumelt@fcc.gov.
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AGENDA FOR

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

FCC Headquarters

445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554

Commission Meeting Room

November 20, 2009

9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m.

Technology Panel A

Panelists:
Aegis Mobility
Bill Stack, CEO

Drive Safely Corporation
Jerry Schaffer, COO

Illume Software
Mark Thirman, VP of Business Development

Safe Driving Systems
Mike Fahnert, President & CEO

ZoomSafer
Matt Howard, Founder and CMO

10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

Technology Panel B

Panelists:
Consumer Electronics Association
Michael Petricone, SVP, Government Affairs

CTIA
Christopher Guttman-McCabe, VP, Regulatory Affairs

Ford Motor Company
Louis Tijerina, Senior Technical Specialist


Research In Motion
Nagula T. Sangary, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Academic Research Affairs

SouthernLINC Wireless
Holly Henderson, Manager of Legal and External Affairs

11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

Break

11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m.

Exploring Incentives to Reduce Distracted Driving

Panelists:
American Automobile Association
Kathleen Marvaso, VP of Public Affairs

Center for Auto Safety
Clarence Ditlow, Executive Director

National Safety Council
John Ulczycki, Group VP Research, Communications &
Advocacy

National Organizations for Youth Safety
Jacqueline Hackett, Student Representative

Nationwide Insurance
Bill Windsor, AVP Office of Safety

RADD
Erin Meluso, President

12:45p.m. 12:50 p.m.

Wrap Up


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