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NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium: Looking to America’s Spectrum Future

September 10, 2019

NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium:
Looking to America’s Spectrum Future
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

National Press Club
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium provides 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 will provide updates on efforts to develop the National Spectrum Strategy as required by the Oct. 25, 2018 Presidential Memorandum on “Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future.” The White House, Federal Agencies, and the private sector have been invited to speak.

Event: NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time:   8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

  Symposium webcast archive

Program Agenda

Welcome: Diane Rinaldo, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator

Keynote: Karen Dunn Kelley, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks: Charles Cooper, Associate Administrator, NTIA Office of Spectrum Management

Panel Discussion: Advancing the Nation’s Spectrum Strategy Policy (Peter Tenhula, moderator)

  • Frederick D. Williams, Colonel, USAF - Director, Spectrum Policy and Programs, DoD CIO, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
  • Ian Atkins, Director of Spectrum Strategy and Policy, Federal Aviation Administration
  • RJ Balanga, Senior Regulatory & Policy Advisor, Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN), Human Exploration and Operations (HEO), NASA
  • Karen Van Dyke, Director, Office of PNT and Spectrum Management, Department of Transportation

Panel Discussion: Spectrum Policy Implications for Emerging Technologies and Services (Derek Khlopin, moderator)

  • Dean Brenner, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Strategy & Technology Policy, Qualcomm Inc.
  • David Goldman, Director of Satellite Policy, SpaceX
  • Hank Hultquist, Vice President of Federal Regulatory, AT&T
  • Chris Szymanski, Director of Product Marketing and Government Affairs, Wireless Connectivity Combo Division, Broadcom
  • Dave Wright, Director, Regulatory Affairs & Network Standards, CommScope