State of the Net Wireless / Help Us Honor The Father of the Mobile Phone

State of the Net Wireless

Please join us on Monday, May 5 in honoring the father of the mobile phone, Martin Cooper. Mr. Cooper will at speak at State of the Net Wireless at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum during the afternoon. At the closing of the conference we will honor him with a presentation for his monumental achievement followed by a reception in his honor at The Source starting at 5 pm.

Wireless Innovation Week!

State of the Net Wireless is part of “Wireless Innovation Week,” celebrating over 40 years of the innovation that Mr. Cooper unleashed with his remarkable invention. The State of the Net Wireless conference will be followed on Tuesday by an all day exploration of “Moving Wi-Fi Forward” hosted by WiFi Foward, also at the Newseum [Details here]. Please join the Wireless Innovation Week discussion using the hashtag #wirelessinnov

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1:00 to 4:40 pm
Keynotes / Panels

4:40 pm
Honoring Martin Cooper, Father of the Mobile Phone

5:00 pm to 7 PM
Celebrating 40 Years of Wireless Innovation
Reception at The Source
575 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, District of Columbia
RSVPs appreciated to [email protected]


– Martin Cooper
– Marta Martinez, AOL, Head of Sales Strategy and Operations
– Anna Bager, Interactive Advertising Bureau
– Will Kassoy, CEO, Ad Colony
– Joe Lorenzo Hall, CDT (invited)
– Deepti Rohatgi, LookOut
– Adam Thierer, Mercatus Center

Additional speakers will be announced on a rolling basis.

This widely attended educational briefing is hosted by the Internet Education Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Government staff, the public, and members of the press welcome.

If you are interested in sponsoring or providing in-kind donations for this event, please call 202-407-8828 or email Tim Lordan at [email protected] for more information.

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