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2020 NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium Webcast

August 25, 2020

2020 NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium:
Spectrum Sharing for the Next Decade

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The 2020 NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium provided an opportunity to hear from spectrum policy leaders in the White House, Congress, government and industry who are on the front lines of setting spectrum policy for the future. The program featured discussions of efforts to provide spectrum resources for 5G networks and other advanced telecommunications, aviation and space-based services.  Speakers talked about plans for mid-band spectrum access, spectrum sharing approaches and techniques, and innovative, dynamic spectrum management tools and concepts. 

Symposium Program

  • Welcome and Introductory Remarks: 
    • Charles Cooper, Associate Administrator, NTIA Office of Spectrum Management
  • Keynote Speakers
    • Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce
    • Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeier, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy 
    • Adam Candeub, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information
  • Panel Discussion: Federal Agency Spectrum Use and Sharing: Supporting the Race to 5G
  • Moderator: Peter Tenhula, Deputy Associate Administrator, NTIA
  • Panelists
    • Dr. Eric Burger, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • Frederick D. Moorefield, Jr., Office of the Secretary of Defense 
    • Kate O’Connor, House Energy and Commerce Committee
    • Victor Sparrow, National Air and Space Administration
  • Break
  • Panel Discussion: Supporting Commercial Industry Needs: Balancing Spectrum Access Demands:
    • Moderator: Derek Khlopin, Senior Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary, NTIA
    • Panelists
      • Mary Brown, Cisco,
      • Steve Sharkey, T-Mobile
      • Jennifer Warren, Lockheed Martin
      • David Wright, CommScope & CBRS Alliance
  • Closing Remarks
    • Charles Cooper, Associate Administrator, NTIA Office of Spectrum Management.