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SUMMARY SCHEDULE


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 at 9:15)

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, Commissioner, FCC

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, Paul 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 Karl NEBBIA, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Spectrum Management; David GROSS, Deputy Asst Secretary, Department of State; and Donald ABELSON, Bureau Chief, International Bureau, FCC).

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