FCC meets entrepreneurs at the Broadband and Social Justice Summit - Technical.ly DC


Feb. 5, 2018 10:30 am

FCC meets entrepreneurs at the Broadband and Social Justice Summit

The event is set for February 6. Here's a look at the full lineup of access-centered topics.

FCC meets tech access at the Broadband and Social Justice Summit.

(Photo by Flickr user Gavin St. Ours, used under a Creative Commons license)

Broadband, fintech and automation are a few of the topics on tap for the ninth annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit. 

The event will be held at the Georgetown Westin Hotel on February 6 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and includes more than 30 speakers from advocacy groups, industry and government. The event includes:

  • A discussion with Federal Communications Commission members including chair Ajit Pai. Net Neutrality and 5G are both on the agenda.
  • A town hall on the impact of broadband adoption, voter participation, Smart Cities, political advertising in minority-owned media, and the Digital 2020 Census on communities of color.
  • Discussions on the impact of automation on jobsas well as how fintech can close the wealth gap.
    A General Counsels’ Forum addressing opportunities and obstacles for content creators in media and tech, intellectual property protection, privacy and algorithm discrimination, among other topics.
See the full lineup -30-


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