Advancing Broadband Infrastructure Policies for IoT & Smart Communities

TIA Lunch & Learn: Advancing Broadband Infrastructure Policies for IoT & Smart Communities  

The Internet of Things (IoT) holds the promise to transform nearly every aspect of modern business, and bring efficiencies to our everyday lives. Join TIA for this lunch and learn that will feature perspectives from the Administration and industry as we seek to explore policies that reduce burdens to wireless broadband infrastructure deployment, and how partnerships and other regulatory and legislative initiatives can spur investment in IoT technologies that enable smarter, safer, and more efficient connected communities.

WHEN:               Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET

WHERE:             AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment & Policy

                            601 New Jersey Ave. NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001

Welcome:          Wes Johnston, CEO, TIA

Opening Remarks: Hon. Mark Begich, Strategic Advisor, Brownstein Hyatt, Farber, Schreck, Former U.S. Senator (D-AK)

Views from the Administration: A moderated panel discussion led by TIA’s Cinnamon Roger’s featuring Glenn Reynolds, Chief of Staff, National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) and Kelsey Guyselman, Policy Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Industry Perspectives: A moderated panel discussion followed by audience Q&A led by WBK’s Bryan Tramont featuring Brian Hendricks, Head of Policy and Government Relations, Nokia Americas Region; Steve Crout, Vice President Government Affairs, Qualcomm; Jonathan Norton, Director, Public Policy, AT&T; and Steve Traylor, Executive Director, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). 

Registration is required. Participants can also follow @TIAonline on Twitter for live updates and join the conversation using #TIATalksPolicy.

This event, during which lunch will be available, has been designed to comply with the “widely attended event” exception in the House and Senate gift rules. Federal agency employees and Executive Branch appointees are encouraged to consult with their Designated Ethics Officer or Counsel as appropriate. For further information about the event, please contact Ashley Simmons at 703-907-7704 or