Moving Wi-Fi Forward: The Road to a Better, Faster, Bigger Unlicensed Economy

Date: Tuesday, May 6 2014

555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Live streaming video by Ustream

Live streaming video by Ustream

– May 6, 2014 –

Newseum — 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Join us for a daylong exploration of unlicensed spectrum — we’ll talk users, technology developments, business moves and international perspectives with leaders from companies, academia and government.

RSVP@glenechogroup.com

 

 

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8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome and Introductions
9:05 – 9:10 Keynote: Rep. Darrell Issa (CA-49)
9:12 – 9:15 Video
9:15 – 9:35 Keynote: David Morken, CEO of Republic Wireless
9:35 – 10:35 Business of Unlicensed Spectrum Panel: Felix Wai (New Street Research), Patrice McAree (FON), David Nowicki (Devicescape), Steven Stravitz (Spectrum Management Consulting) — Moderator: Ryan Knutson, Wall Street Journal
10:35 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 11:15 Future Value of Unlicensed Spectrum, Raul Katz
11:15 – 12:00 International Panel: James Pace (Silver Spring Networks), Michael Daum (Microsoft), Alan Norman (Google) 
12:00 – 12:15 Keynote by Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC
12:15 – 1:15 Networking Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 Unlicensed Spectrum in Use: Brian Markwalter (CEA), Maryam Cope (American Hotel & Lodging Association), William Maguire (BTOP, ConnectED), Brian Metzger (iPass) — Moderator: Brian Fung, Washington Post
2:15 – 2:30 The Coase Theorem and Spectrum Property Rights Doug Brake (ITIF)
2:30 – 3:00 COFFEE BREAK
3:00 – 4:00 Technology Developments Panel: Vijay Nagarajan (Broadcom), Nav Kannan (Arris), Edgar Figueroa (Wi-Fi Alliance), Marty Cooper (Dyna, LLC; inventor of the mobile phone)
4:00 – 5:00 Policy and Regulatory Development Panel: Rob Alderfer (CableLabs), Julie Kearney (CEA), Joe Plotkin (ASA Networks) — Moderator: Brendan Sasso, National Journal