FIRST DAY (9:00am - 5:30pm
in Department of Commerce Auditorium):
Introductions by Master of Ceremonies (Deputy Assistant Secretary
Michael D.GALLAGHER, Deputy Assistant Secretary, NTIA) (Starting
Keynote Speaker - Department of Commerce Secretary Donald L. EVANS
Remarks - Nancy J. VICTORY, Assistant Secretary for Communications
& Information & NTIA Administrator, & Michael K. POWELL,
Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Panel Session 1 (10:00 to 12:00)
- Views from Spectrum Users moderated by Asst Secretary VICTORY
& Chairman POWELL of the FCC
Panel Session 2 (1:15 to 3:15) -
Views from Economists/Analysts moderated by Asst Secretary VICTORY
& Kevin J. MARTIN,
Panel Session 3 (3:30 to 5:30) -
Views from Technologists/Futurists moderated by Asst Secretary VICTORY
& Kathleen Q. ABERNATHY, Commissioner, FCC
SECOND DAY: The second
day will consist of three parallel, concurrent, breakout panel sessions.
There will be a morning session from 9:00 - 11:30am and an
afternoon session from 1:00 - 3:30pm with discussions on
spectrum topical areas shown in the enclosed.
Panel Session 4 (Room: Hemisphere
A): Spectrum Efficiency and New Technologies Issues moderated
by Deputy Asst Secretary GALLAGHER; and, Edmond J. THOMAS,
Bureau Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC.
Panel Session 5 (Room: Hemisphere B):
Spectrum Management Issues (includes the regulatory process and
spectrum allocation and planning) moderated by FredWENTLAND, Acting
Associate Administrator, Office of Spectrum Management; and,
KOLODZY, Director, Spectrum Management Task Force, FCC.
Panel Session 6 (Room: Meridian D & E):
International Issues (includes global harmonization, WRC goals,
development of US positions for international meetings, global competition,
foreign market access, and associated spectrum policy) moderated by
NEBBIA, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Spectrum Management;
GROSS, Deputy Asst Secretary, Department of State; and Donald
Bureau Chief, International Bureau, FCC).