New Frontiers on the Information Superhighway:
INTERNET TELEPHONY FORUM
September 4, 1997
National Press Club
(Doors open at 8:15)
|8:45-9:00||Welcome and Opening Remarks
|9:00-10:15||Internet Telephony at a Glance
This panel will provide a brief overview of Internet telephony, its history, current applications, market trends, and the factors driving the development of this market.
Moderated by Alfred Lee, NTIA
Some observers suggest that life will become more complicated for the Internet telephony industry as it grows and matures. Policy experts working in state, national, and international arenas will share their perspectives regarding emerging economic, regulatory and trade issues related to Internet telephony.
Moderated by Kathryn C. Brown, NTIA
|12:00-1:30||Lunch break (Lunch on your own)
Demonstrations of basic Internet telephony and telephony-related applications.
As Internet telephony continues to evolve, what applications should consumers expect to see over the next five years? What technical challenges or market impediments exist? What policy approaches would best promote the development of applications that consumers want?
Moderated by J. Beckwith Burr, NTIA
|3:45-5:15||Round Table Discussion
Questions, comments and reactions from audience members at the National
Press Club and the Internet audience.
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