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Calendar | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Feasibility Studies for Municipal Broadband: The Good, The Bad, and the Best Practices

Oct 18 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

When it comes to developing and expanding municipal broadband networks, there is no one-size-fits-all model. Proper planning will ensure the right solution is identified before significant time and money is invested. In this webinar, Vantage Point Solutions will provide you with best practices and guidance on what you should do during the planning phase of a broadband project - and what you can save for later. This session will help you avoid pitfalls that create delays and problems and maximize the success of your planning process.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Technology for the People

Oct 18 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

Anne-Marie Slaughter will talk about local changemakers and how civic technology can be the best way to encourage citizens to organize, participate and act in government.

Understanding Demand for Broadband: Willingness to Pay for Bandwidth and Latency

Oct 19 2017 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Technology Policy Institute
409 12th Street SW Second Floor
Washington, DC 20024
United States

How to define “broadband” is a key part of today’s policy debates. The debate tends to focus solely on bandwidth and generally downplays consumer preferences. A new paper by TPI President Scott Wallsten and Indiana University Kelly School of Business coauthors Jeffrey Prince and Yu-Hsin Liu sheds light on these issues by estimating empirically how consumers value various attributes of broadband, including bandwidth, latency, and data caps.

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (October 2017)

Oct 24 2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

Expect to see an agenda 3 weeks prior to the meeting

Keeping the Internet Open: The Legal, Political, and Popular Case for the FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Oct 25 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Russell Senate Office Building
2 Constitution Avenue NE Kennedy Caucus Room, SR-325
Washington, DC
United States

A conversation with legal experts, consumer advocates, innovators, and business owners about the importance preserving net neutrality. The bipartisan panel will cut through the noise and partisan posturing on this critical issue, focusing instead on the facts. We’ll discuss why the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order has such strong ongoing bipartisan support. We’ll break down the legal analysis that provides the foundation for the current rules. Finally, we’ll answer all the questions you may have on this critical issue for America’s rapidly evolving internet ecosystem.

Broadband 4 All

Nov 2 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
National Union Building
918 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition will convene Broadband4All: Universal Service Symposium on the future of anchor institutions and the Universal Service Fund (USF) on November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Federal Communications Bar Association Charity Auction

Nov 2 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location:
The Sphinx Club
1315 K St NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting (November 2017)

Nov 16 2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

Expect to see an agenda 3 weeks prior to the meeting

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