TPRC43 PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pre-Conference Session

12:00 pm  Capitol Hill Lunch and Learn CANCELLED

DUE TO THE POPE'S ADDRESS TO CONGRESS ON SEPTEMBER 24, WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS SESSION.

A luncheon presentation of timely material for Hill and other government agency staff will be held on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Limited space available. 

2:15 pmGraduate Student Consortium

Friday, September 25, 2015

12:00 pm Registration

2:00 pm Panels (click for descriptions)

- Domestic Content Policies in the Broadband Age

- Localizing IP Interconnection: Experiences from Africa and Latin America

 - Lessons from BTOP for Broadband Policy and Research

4:00 pm Moderated Commentary Sessions

  Privacy: Moderator - Ashkan Soltani, FTC

  Copyright: Moderator - Eli Noam Columbia University

  Internet Access: Moderator - Jonathan Nuechterlein, FTC

5:30 pm Reception and Poster Session (click for poster listing)

6:30 pm    Dinner

7:10 pm Introduction: James Assey, Executive Vice President, NCTA 

7:15 pm Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Sallet, General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission

Jonathan Sallet, General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission

Mr. Sallet has been a partner in three law firms, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Jenner & Block and Miller, and Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin, and served as Chief Policy Counsel for MCI Telecommunications, later MCI WorldCom. Mr. Sallet also served as Director of the Office of Policy & Strategic Planning for the Department of Commerce, and was a law clerk to the Honorable Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and the Honorable Edward A. Tamm of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

9-10:40 am Paper Session I

11:10-12:50 pm Paper Session II

(Five simultaneous tracks of 3 papers per session. For paper titles, click here.)

12:50-2:00 pm Lunch and Student Paper Awards

2:00-3:40 pm Paper Session III

4:10-5:50 pm Paper Session IV

(Five simultaneous tracks of 3 papers per session. For paper titles, click here.)

5:50 pm Reception

6:30 pm Dinner 

7:00 pm Remembering Charles Benton

7:40 pm Introduction: Madura Wijewardena, Executive Director for Public Policy, Comcast 

7:45 pm Keynote Speaker: Commisioner Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commission 

Commisioner Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commission

Ms. Brill was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission on April 6, 2010. Since joining the Commission, Ms. Brill has been working actively on issues of critical importance to today’s consumers, including protecting consumers’ privacy, encouraging appropriate advertising substantiation, guarding consumers from financial fraud, and maintaining competition in industries involving health care and high-tech. 

Sunday, September 27, 2015

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:10am Paper Session V

(Five simultaneous tracks of 3 papers per session. For paper titles, click here.)

11:10-12:50 pm Plenary Panel Session: Industry as an Audience for Academic Policy Research