WEBCAST FEB 1 – NTIA 2024 Spectrum Policy Symposium

isoc liveOn Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, 9am-4:30pm EST (14:00-21:30 UTC) the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold its sixth Spectrum Policy Symposium at the National Press Club in Washington DC. This year’s Symposium will focus on implementation of the National Spectrum Strategy, including panel discussions aligned with each pillar of the strategy, highlighted by keynote remarks from policymakers from the White House, Congress, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Communications Commission.

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01 Welcome
Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Alan Davidson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications & Information, U. S. Department of Commerce
02 Keynote Speeches
Don Graves, Deputy Secretary, U. S. Department of Commerce
Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technologies, National Security Council
Anna Gomez, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
03 Pillar 1 Panel Discussion: A Spectrum Pipeline to Ensure U.S. Leadership in Spectrum-Based Technologies
Robert Hampshire, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Department of Transportation
Jonathan Campbell, Legal Advisor–Wireless, International & Space, Office of the Chairwoman, Federal Communications Commission
Jennifer Warren, VP–Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy, Lockheed Martin
Umair Javed, Senior VP for Spectrum, CTIA
James Assey, Executive VP, NCTA
Moderator: Charles Cooper
04 Pillar 2 Panel Discussion: Collaborative Long-Term Spectrum Planning to Support the Nation’s Evolving Spectrum Needs
Mary Brown, Advisor to WIFI Forward
Brett Kilbourne, representing Utilities Technology Council (UTC)
John Kuzin, VP – Spectrum Policy & Regulatory Counsel, Qualcomm
Flynn Rico-Johnson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Congresswoman Doris Matsui
Tomasz Wojtaszek, Director, Radio Frequency Management Division, Office of the Chief Information Officer, NOAA
Moderator: Derek Khlopin
05 Keynote Speeches 2
Arati Prabhakar, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
John Sherman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Defense
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Chair, Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S. House of Representatives
06 Pillar 3 Panel Discussion: Unprecedented Spectrum Access and Management through Technology Development
Dr. John Chapin, Special Advisor for Spectrum, National Science Foundation
Dr. Monisha Ghosh, Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Dr. Charles Dietlein, Senior Research Engineer, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
Dr. Andrew Clegg, Spectrum Lead, Google
Dr. Brian Kelley, Principal Investigator & SME, FutureG Applied Research, DoD
Moderator: Paul Ransom
07 ITS Overview and ISART Conference Preview
William Kozma, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, Boulder, Colorado
08 Pillar 4 Panel Discussion: Growth of the Spectrum Workforce, Increased Understanding of Spectrum, and Raised Awareness of Spectrum’s Importance to the Country
Dr. Nick Laneman, Director. SpectrumX / Co-Director, Wireless Institute, University of Notre Dame
RJ Balanga, Deputy Director, Spectrum Policy and Planning Division, NASA
Phil Karn, President, Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC)
Dr. Sheryl Genco, VP–Advanced Technology, Ericsson
Moderator: Phil Murphy
09 Looking Forward: A Roundtable Discussion on Implementation Next Steps
Austin Bonner, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
Matthew Pearl, Director and Special Advisor for Emerging Technologies, White House National Security Council (NSC)
Scott Blake Harris, Senior Spectrum Advisor and Director–National Spectrum Strategy, NTIA
Wrap-up and closing remarks

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