FCC RELEASES AGENDA FOR NOVEMBER 20, 2009, STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVING
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November 18, 2009 Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511
FCC RELEASES AGENDA FOR NOVEMBER 20, 2009,
STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVINGWashington, 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 https://www.fcc.gov/live/upcoming-events.html#nov20.
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For more information about the Workshop, please contact Dan Rumelt at (202) 418-7512,
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
STAFF WORKSHOP ON DISTRACTED DRIVING
FCC Headquarters445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554
Commission Meeting Room
November 20, 20099:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
Technology Panel APanelists:
Bill Stack, CEO
Drive Safely Corporation
Jerry Schaffer, COO
Mark Thirman, VP of Business Development
Safe Driving Systems
Mike Fahnert, President & CEO
Matt Howard, Founder and CMO
10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Break10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Technology Panel BPanelists:
Consumer Electronics Association
Michael Petricone, SVP, Government Affairs
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
Holly Henderson, Manager of Legal and External Affairs
11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Break11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m.
Exploring Incentives to Reduce Distracted DrivingPanelists:
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 &
National Organizations for Youth Safety
Jacqueline Hackett, Student Representative
Bill Windsor, AVP Office of Safety
Erin Meluso, President
12:45p.m. 12:50 p.m.