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Third Annual Communications Summit

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The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI)
in collaboration with
the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
and the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)

Invite you to join us at IPI's
Third Annual Communications Summit
and Evening Reception


Event Details
Evening Reception (Eve of Summit)
Sponsored by IPI and TechFreedom
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Capitol Visitor's Center
Congressional Meeting Room South (CVC 217)
Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Daytime Summit
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Reserve Officers Association (ROA) Headquarters Minuteman Memorial Building
Minuteman Ballroom, 5th Floor
One Constitution Ave NE
Washington DC 20002
*Complimentary lunch will be served

RSVP for both events to Erin Humiston, (972) 874.5139 or erin@ipi.org


SUMMIT AGENDA
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Morning Keynote Address
The Honorable Rick Boucher, Former Chairman of the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee

Network Innovation and Internet Regulation: Friends or Enemies?
Richard Bennett, Research Fellow, Institute for Technology Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
Larry Downes, Internet Industry Analyst, Author
Randolph J. May, President, The Free State Foundation
Moderated by Carolyn Brandon, Georgetown Center for Business & Public Policy, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business

Keynote Address
Commissioner Meredith Baker, Federal Communications Commission

The Communications Sector as a Force for Economic Growth
Dr. John B. Horrigan, Vice President of Policy Research, TechNet
Dr. Jeffrey Eisenach, Managing Director, Navigant Economics
Moderated by Dr. Michael Mandel, Progressive Policy Institute

Insider's Discussion: “Our Spot in the World—A Global Perspective of Wireless & Innovation”
Ambassador Philip Verveer, U.S. Coordinator for Int’l Communications & Information Policy
Ambassador David Gross, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, Former U.S. Coordinator for Int’l Communications & Information Policy
Moderated by Christopher Boam, Director, Int’l Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs—Verizon Communications

Keynote Address
Congressman Marsha Blackburn, U.S. House of Representatives (TN-07)

Closing Keynote Address
Andrew Keen, Author, Broadcaster, Entrepreneur on Media, Culture, & Technology; Advisor, Arts+Labs



PLUS! "Decoding the FCC's Net Neutrality Order"
Sponsored by TechFreedom
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Reserve Officers Association (ROA) Headquarters Minuteman Memorial Building
Minuteman Ballroom, 5th Floor
One Constitution Ave NE
Washington DC 20002


 

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