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Panelist for First Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Workshop

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Released: March 14, 2013


Federal Communications Commission

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Washington, D.C. 20554

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DA 13-432

March 14, 2013



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 Capabilities

This panel will discuss the technological capabilities of wireless and wireline
(copper, fiber and coax) technologies today and in the future.


Henning Schulzrinne


Mung Chiang

, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Dina Katabi

, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

David Russell

, Director of Solutions Marketing, Calix

David Eckard

, CTO, Fixed Network, Alcaltel-Lucent

Ralph W. Brown

, CTO, CableLabs
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 – 2:00 pm

Panel 2: Usage and Adoption

This 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


Christopher Baker

, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy

Jessica Gonzalez

, VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, National Hispanic Media

Jenifer Simpson

, Director, Accessible Technology Action Center

Peter Stenberg

, Senior Economist, Economic Research Service, US Department
of Agriculture

Andrew M. Brown

, Partner, Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP
2:00 – 2:30 pm


2:30 – 4:00 pm

Panel 3: Network Evolution

This 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
technology transition.


Rebekah Goodheart

, Deputy Director, FCC Technology Transitions Policy
Task Force and Associate Chief, WCB

Thomas Maguire

, SVP, National Operations Support, Verizon

Michael P. Golob

, SVP, Engineering and Technology, Frontier Communications

Matt Grob

, EVP and CTO, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Randolph C. Nicklas

, CTO, XO Communications

John Civiletto,

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 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 or by
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
to 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: and follow these
Which Shop?, 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?: Carryout
Pickup Date?: March 18, 2013
Pickup Time?: 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
Contact Information: 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 on the day of the event. Viewers may submit
questions by e-mail to

Website –

Updates to the agenda, as well as panelist materials will be available on the workshop’s
website at
For additional information about the meeting, please contact Rebekah Goodheart, Deputy
Director, Technology Transitions Policy Task Force, at (202) 418-1438 or

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