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MARCH 18, 2014



FCC Commissioners Clyburn and O'Rielly and FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Lead Outstanding Speaker Lineup!

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Internet Regulation, Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger, IP Transition, Video Regulation, Spectrum Auctions, FCC Reform, Communications Act Update...and More  
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Registration is complimentary, but you must register to attend.
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WHAT: The Free State Foundation's Sixth Annual Telecom Policy Conference 
WHERE: The National Press Club, Washington, DC 
WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 8:45 AM - 2:45 PM 

The Free State Foundation will hold its Sixth Annual Telecom Policy Conference on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the National Press Club. The topics to be addressed include Net Neutrality, the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger, the IP transition, spectrum auctions, video regulation, FCC reform, and a new Communications Act -- and more! 
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn will deliver the Opening Keynote Address.

FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly will participate in a lunchtime "Conversation" with FSF President Randolph May. The Conversation is always a conference highlight.

FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen will deliver the Closing Keynote Address. 

Panel Speakers

An outstanding line-up of senior officials and leading experts from government, industry, academia, and think tanks will discuss and debate the most important policy issues of the day.

Confirmed speakers include:

Rebecca Arbogast - Comcast 


Shawn Chang - House Commerce Committee 


Jim Cicconi - AT&T


Justin (Gus) Hurwitz - University of Nebraska College of Law and member of FSF's Board of Academic Advisors


Steve Largent - CTIA - The Wireless Association


Daniel Lyons - Boston College Law School and member of FSF's Board of Academic Advisors


Michael Powell - NCTA


David Redl - House Commerce Committee


Craig Silliman - Verizon


Deborah Taylor Tate - Free State Foundation and former FCC Commissioner


Nicol Turner-Lee - MMTC


Philip Verveer - FCC 


Christopher Yoo - University of Pennsylvania Law School and member of FSF's Board of Academic Advisors 

 This year's conference theme is:
"A New FCC and a New Communications Act:
Aligning Communications Policy with Marketplace Realities"

We'll discuss the proposed Comcast-TWC merger, the FCC's plans for further Net Neutrality regulation, the IP transition, spectrum auctions, FCC procedural reform, and more! And, of course, we'll focus on Congress's efforts to update the Communications Act!    

Registration is complimentary, along with lunch and a continental breakfast. But you must register to attend the conference! To register, click here.

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