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FCC Announces Agenda, Panelists for Oct. 1 Cybersecurity Forum

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Released: September 27, 2013

Federal Communications Commission

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Washington, D. C. 20554

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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).




September 27, 2013
Mike Snyder, 202-418-0997



The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announces the following agenda and panelists for the
October 1, 2013 cybersecurity forum on protecting children from online risks.
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.:

Welcome Remarks

Kris Monteith,

Acting Bureau Chief,
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC

Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, FCC

10:15 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.:

Panel 1 - Stop. Think. Connect.


Stacey Kopnitsky

, Assistant Principal, North Bethesda Middle School

Jennifer Hanley,

Director of Legal and Policy, Family Online Safety
Institute (FOSI)

Christian Garcia,

Executive Director, Toppel Career Center, University
of Miami

Aditi Jhaveri,

Consumer Education Specialist, Federal Trade
Commission (FTC)

Joni Lupovitz,

Vice President of Policy, Common Sense Media

Mary Madden

, Senior Researcher, Internet and American Life Project,
Pew Research Center

Jena Roscoe,

First Senior Vice President, Chief of Government Affairs
and Public Policy, Operation HOPE

Christine M. Sutton,

Secondary Math Teacher, Virgil I. Grissom High
School, Huntsville City Schools
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.:

Panel 2 - Technologies Affecting Online Safety


Jeffrey Goldthorp,

Associate Bureau Chief, Cybersecurity and
Communications Reliability Division, Public Safety and Homeland
Security Bureau (PSHSB), FCC

Caroline Curtin

, Policy Counsel, Government Affairs, Microsoft

Susan Gonzales

, Director of Community Engagement,

Jamie Hastings

, Vice-President of External Affairs, CTIA - The
Wireless Association

Sarah Holland,

Senior Analyst, Public Policy & Government Relations,

Jim Janco

, Director, Security and Privacy, Operational and Product
Compliance, Comcast

Phil Mar

, Chief Technology Officer, ViaSat

Micah Schaffer

, Director of Operations, Snapchat
12:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Susan McLean,

Chief, Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break for Attending Students and Panelists

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibition and Demonstrations

Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI)
Family Career and Community Leadership of America (FCCLA)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
National Consumers League
Operation HOPE
National Cyber Security Alliance
US Department of Homeland Security
ViaSat at the Technology Experience Center (TEC)
This workshop is open to the public and will be held at the FCC's Commission Meeting Room (TW C-
305) at 445 12th Street SW, Washington D.C. Attendees are advised to arrive approximately 30 minutes
prior to the start of the forum to allow time to go through our security process. (To confirm the operating
status of the FCC on the day of the event, check
To view the Webcast, go to on the day of the event. Viewers may submit questions by
email to or via Twitter by using #CyberSecurityfcc.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Send detailed
requests, with contact information, to or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs

Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice) or (202) 418-0432 (TTY). Requests should be made as early as
For additional information about the forum, please contact Donice Jones at (202) 418-2736 or via e-mail
For more information about the FCC, visit



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