"New Directions in Communications Policy" Conference Videos
These videos are from The Free State Foundation's "New Directions in Communications Policy" Conference, held on February 26th, 2009. The agenda for this conference can be found here.
Welcome and Introduction
Randolph J. May, President, The Free State Foundation
Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Deputy Minority Whip, U. S. House of Representatives
New Directions in Broadband Policy: Is Net Neutrality Necessary or Advisable?
Moderator: Michael K. Powell, former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Panelists: Robert W. Quinn, AT&T Thomas J. Tauke, Verizon James B. Speta, Northwestern University School of Law Thomas J. Sugrue, T-Mobile, USA Joseph W. Waz, Jr., Comcast Christopher S. Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School
New Directions in Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation: Are There More Efficient, More Rational Ways Forward?
Moderator: Deborah Taylor Tate, former FCC Commissioner and Distinguished Adjunct Senior Fellow, The Free State Foundation
Panelists: Robert D. Atkinson, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation Gerald W. Brock, George Washington University Jeffrey A. Campbell, Cisco Steven Davis, Qwest John W. Mayo, Georgetown University
A Conversation with Blair Levin on FCC Reform and Other Issues
Blair Levin, Managing Director, Stifel Nicolaus, and Obama Transition Team Leader Randolph J. May, President, The Free State Foundation
New Directions for Mass Media Policy: Can We Do With Less Regulation in the Digital Age?
Richard E. Wiley, former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Diane M. Disney, Pennsylvania State University
James L. Gattuso, Heritage Foundation
Ellen P. Goodman, Rutgers School of Law
Kyle E. McSlarrow, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Glen O. Robinson, University of Virginia Law School
Steven S. Wildman, Michigan State University
Related Conferences and Events
New Directions in Communications Policy, February 26, 2009. Featuring an opening keynote address by Representative Marsha Blackburn of the House Commerce Committee will deliver an opening keynote address and there panels moderated by Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell, former FCC Chairman Richard Wiley, and former FCC Commissioner Deborah Tate examining several hot-topic issues confronting policymakers, including broadband policy, network neutrality, universal service, media regulation, FCC institutional reform, and the Obama Administration's coordination of technology policy. The agenda can be found here.
Archaic Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service Regimes: Proposals for Reform, October 24, 2008. Featuring Gerald Brock, Professor of Telecommunication and of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University, John Mayo, Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy and Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, and FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate. Transcript is available here.
Delivering Media Content in a New Technological Environment: An Exploration of Policy Implications, September 26, 2008. Featuring Steven S. Wildman, James H. Quello Chair of Telecommunication Studies and Co-Director of the Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law at Michigan State University, and FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell. Transcript is available here.
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