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Announcement of Next Meeting Date and Agenda of Consumer Advisory Committee

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Released: December 31, 1969


Federal Communications Commission

445 12th Street, S.W., Room TW-C305, Washington, DC

Friday, January 30, 2009

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Morning Session

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and Call to Order
Debra Berlyn, Chair, Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC)
9:05 - 9:10 a.m.
Meeting Logistics
Scott Marshall, CAC Designated Federal Officer,
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)
9:10 - 9:30 a.m.
Remarks by Acting Chairman & Commissioners [Invited schedules permitting]
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Discussion Regarding the Coupon Program
Anthony Wilhelm, Director, Consumer Education and Public Information, Television Converter
Coupon Program,
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 11:15 a.m.
DTV Transition Update
Catherine W. Seidel, Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Over-the-air Reception Issues: How to Help Consumers
Julius Knapp, Chief,
Alan Stillwell, Deputy Bureau Chief,
Office of Engineering and Technology
11:45 a.m.
Lunch Available in Commission Meeting Room

Afternoon Session

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
DTV Working Group Meeting [Commission Meeting Room, Open Agenda]
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Recommendations of DTV and Disability Working Groups
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
DTV Transition & Public Safety Issues
David Furth, Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Comments from the Public
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Where do We Go from Here [Open discussion regarding CAC's future role in DTV, Broadband
Outreach, and other issues]
3:45 4:00 p.m.
Other Business; Wrap-Up
Debra Berlyn
4:00 p.m.

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