WEBCAST FEB 22 – 2024 Spectrum Sovereignty Summit

isoc liveOn Thursday February 22 2024 at 10am-4pm EST (15:00-21:00 UTC) the Indigenous Connectivity Institute hosts the 2024 Spectrum Sovereignty Summit in Ottawa, Canada. The Summit’s purpose is to raise voices to continue to advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples and First Nations communities in spectrum regulation in Canada. The Summit follows the Canadian government’s introduction of a draft Indigenous Priority Window Spectrum Policy Framework.

AGENDA https://bit.ly/3UKJOpv (UTC-5)

10:00 Welcoming
Elder Opening
Welcoming remarks from Indigenous Connectivity Institute Advisory Committee member
10:30 First Nations and spectrum
Chief James Hobart, Spuzzum Nation
11:00 Art presentation and the importance of spectrum sovereignty
Darrah Blackwater, ICI Advisory Committee | Blackwater Consulting Art
11:20 Indigenous experiences in accessing spectrum
Alfred Loon, Eeyou Communications Network
Antony Royal, Maori Spectrum
13:00 Overview of the Indigenous Connectivity Summit Calls to Action
13:15 Draft policy framework: Indigenous spectrum priority access window & ISED’s engagement effort
Erin Knight, ICI
Mark Saunders, Spectrum Policy Branch, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development
13:45 Panel: “The Future of Indigenous Spectrum Rights”
Chief James Hobart, Spuzzum Nation
Darrah Blackwater, ICI Advisory Committee | Blackwater Consulting
Dr. Gregory Taylor, University of Calgary
Steve Song, Mozilla
15:00 Community Dialogue

LIVESTREAM https://livestream.com/internetsociety/spectrumottawa (EN)


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