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Webinar for State and Local Governments

April 22, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The FCC's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is holding a special series of interactive web events. These outreach webinars are designed to share vital information about Commission actions and priorities and improve federal/state dialogue and information sharing. The FCC is seeking a two-way dialogue on key events and issues related to telecommunications and for us to learn and/or partner with state and local governments and their organizations.


  • 1:00 - 1:05 p.m.
    • Welcome and Opening Remarks
      Moderator, Gregory Vadas, Chief, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
  • 1:05-1:15 p.m.
    • Message from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler
  • 1:15-1:55 p.m.
  • 1:55 – 2:15 p.m.
    • Open Internet Rules
      Jonathan B. Sallet, Acting General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
  • 2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
    • Wireless Infrastructure Issues
      Facilities Siting Rulemaking
      Positive Train Control Historic Preservation Review
      Peter Trachtenberg
      , Deputy Chief
      Jeffrey Steinberg, Deputy Chief
      Spectrum and Competition Policy Division, Wireless elecommunications Bureau
  • 2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
    • Break
  • 3:00 – 3:20 p.m.
  • 3:20 - 3:50 p.m.
    • Next Generation 911
      Dana Zelman
      , Attorney Advisor, Policy & Licensing Division, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau
  • 3:50 – 4:15 p.m.
    • Closed Captioning
      Karen Peltz Strauss
      , Deputy Bureau Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

For more information contact:
Emmitt Carlton,, (202) 418-7321, or Carmen Scanlon,, (202) 418-0544

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