Federal Communications Commission
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March 14, 2013
FCC PROVIDES PANELIST INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST
TECHNOLOGY TRANSITIONS POLICY TASK FORCE WORKSHOP
GN Docket No. 13-5
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provides more extensive panelist information
and other information about the workshop scheduled for March 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
9:30 – 10:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks (Chairman and Commissioners)
10:00 – 11:30 am
Panel 1: Technological CapabilitiesThis panel will discuss the technological capabilities of wireless and wireline
(copper, fiber and coax) technologies today and in the future.
, CTO, FCC
, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University
, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
, Director of Solutions Marketing, Calix
, CTO, Fixed Network, Alcaltel-Lucent
Ralph W. Brown
, CTO, CableLabs
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Panel 2: Usage and AdoptionThis panel will examine the adoption and use of various technologies across the
diverse demographics of our nation.
John B. Horrigan
, Vice President and Director of the Media and Technology
Institute, Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy
, VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, National Hispanic Media
, Director, Accessible Technology Action Center
, Senior Economist, Economic Research Service, US Department
Andrew M. Brown
, Partner, Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP
2:00 – 2:30 pm
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Panel 3: Network EvolutionThis panel will examine the timing of the technological transition for different
wireline and wireless networks as well as examine drivers for the timing of the
, Deputy Director, FCC Technology Transitions Policy
Task Force and Associate Chief, WCB
, SVP, National Operations Support, Verizon
Michael P. Golob
, SVP, Engineering and Technology, Frontier Communications
, EVP and CTO, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Randolph C. Nicklas
, CTO, XO Communications
VP, Strategic Architecture, Cox Communications
The FCC will attempt to accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will
be limited to seating availability. The Commission will provide audio and/or video coverage of the
meeting over the Internet from the FCC’s Web page at http://www.fcc.gov/live
. Open captioning will be
provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon
request. Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) 418–0432 (tty).
Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please
include a way the FCC can contact you if it needs more information. Please allow as much advance
notice as possible; last-minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
We also take this opportunity to remind the public that presentations to decision-making
personnel that go to the merits of the Commission’s pending permit-but-disclose proceeding in GN
Docket No. 13-5 regarding the work of the Technology Transitions Policy Task Force, see Ex Parte
Meetings with the Technology Transitions Policy Task Force
, Public Notice, 28 FCC Rcd 105 (2013),
must comply with the Commission’s ex parte
rules, see, e.g.
, 47 C.F.R. § 1.1200 et seq
. Interested parties
are also invited to submit written comments in this public docket.
- This Workshop is open to the public. In order to ensure space availability and expedite the
security check-in process, please submit name and company affiliation ahead of time by sending an email
. All attendees are advised to arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to the start
of the workshop to allow time to go through our security process.
: Attendees may pre-order lunch, to be picked up by FCC staff, from the Potbelly Sandwich Shop.
To place your order online, go to: http://www.potbelly.com/Shops/OrderOnline.aspx
and follow these
, enter the FCC’s address at 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC, and then select
the Potbelly Shop located at 1240 Maryland Ave, SW Washington
Carryout or Delivery?
: March 18, 2013
?: 10:30 am
Make your lunch and beverage selections
Who is this Item for?
First and last name followed by “FCC
,” i.e., John Smith FCC
Complete your contact information and after your last name, include “-
Credit Card Information
: Provide your credit card information and submit your order.
- To view the webcast, go to www.fcc.gov/live
on the day of the event. Viewers may submit
questions by e-mail to email@example.com
Updates to the agenda, as well as panelist materials will be available on the workshop’s
website at http://www.fcc.gov/events/technology-transitions-policy-task-force-workshop
For additional information about the meeting, please contact Rebekah Goodheart, Deputy
Director, Technology Transitions Policy Task Force, at (202) 418-1438 or firstname.lastname@example.org