State of the Net Wireless Agenda Announced

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Announcing The State of the Net Wireless Agenda

We’re excited to announce even more speakers and panels for the 7th annual State of the Net Wireless Conference on Monday, April 20 at the Newseum (Mobile users view the mobile agenda here). The exciting agenda features discussions with renowned Internet industry analyst Craig Moffett, F.C.C. enforcer Travis LeBlanc and a wireless conversation with Representative Blake Farenthold. State of the Net Wireless will feature discussions on the Internet of Things, the Exciting Future of Wireless Networks and more. We have a few more tweaks to the agenda, which is subject to change.

The State of the Net Conference is an inclusive Internet stakeholder event providing a balanced set of perspectives and a place where the Internet policy community can come together. Thanks to our generous sponsors the conference is free to attend for all. Please join us and don’t wait to get your complimentary ticket. And make sure you follow @SOTN and use the hashtag #SOTNW on Twitter for conference updates!

Monday, April 20, 2015 from 2 PM to 7 PM
The Newseum’s Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest
Washington, DC 20001


State of the Net Wireless At-a-Glance

A Fireside Chat with Travis LeBlanc

Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission, the Commission’s largest unit, LeBlanc oversees the enforcement of all FCC rules, orders, authorizations, and provisions of the Communications Act. With increasingly complex technological opportunities and challenges, how does the FCC stay up-to-date across a broad range of enforcement responsibilities?

Keynote Conversation with Craig Moffett

Perhaps the most respected researcher in the telecommunications and cable industries, Moffett is consistently ranked as the top analyst for both the U.S. Telecom and Cable & Satellite sectors. Will those cord-cutting millennials destroy the cable industry? What do new Wi-Fi-based plans and trends in mobile mean for telecom? Learn what Moffett thinks rapidly evolving technology could mean for these established industries and policymakers.

Cord Cutting: What’s Making Waves in Mobile

Executives from some of the most innovative companies utilizing wireless technologies and the author of Pew Research Center’s 2015 report on U.S. smartphone usage discuss what’s making waves in wireless. Featuring:

  • Chris Cunningham, Head of US Mobile, ironSource
  • Gil Elbaz, Founder and CEO, Factual (Bio)
  • Martin Price, Vice President, Product Management, OpenX (Bio)
  • Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center (Bio)

The Government’s Top Technologists Discuss Their Roles in Decision Making

With the rapid speed of innovation in America it’s nearly impossible for policymakers to keep pace. Meet the U.S. government’s top technologists tasked with keeping policymakers up-to-speed on the latest advances and learn how they are making it cool to be a geek in Washington. Featuring:

  • Leonard Bailey, Special Counsel for National Security, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice (Bio)
  • Scott Jordan, CTO, Federal Communication Commission (invited)(Bio)
  • Ashkan Soltani, CTO, Federal Trade Commission (Bio)

The State of the Net Conference is hosted by the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. IEF is a private sector organization comprised of public interest groups, trade associations, non-profits, and corporations. IEF takes no positions on legislation or regulation. Rather, it’s a neutral platform where thought leaders debate important technology issues that shape legislative and administration policy in an open forum. We vigilantly adhere to our mission to curate balanced and dynamic debates among Internet stakeholders. Our volunteer board members ensure that we dutifully execute that mission. More information on IEF is available at www.neted.org.

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The 7th Annual State of the Net Wireless Conference
The Newseum – Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001​
April 20, 2015 2pm – 7pm