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[January 02, 2013]

The Washington Daybook - General News Events

Jan 02, 2013 (FIND, Inc./Agence France-Presse via COMTEX) -- TOPIC/SUBJECT: holds its annual U.S. Telecoms Symposium on emerging issues in U.S. broadband policy for 2013.

AGENDA: Highlights: -- 9:40 a.m.: Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., delivers keynote opening remarks -- 10 a.m.: Jerry Duvall, chief economist of the international bureau at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), participates in an "Economists" panel discussion -- 11 a.m.: Blair Levin, former director of the Federal Communications Commission's National Broadband Plan; Chris Guttman-McCabe, vice president for regulatory affairs at CTIA; Rick Chessen, senior vice president for law and regulatory policy at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA); and Bob Quinn, senior vice president for federal regulatory and chief privacy officer at AT&T, participate in a discussion on "A View From the Trenches - FCC Regulatory Priorities in 2013" -- Noon: FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell receives the 2012 Jerry B. Duvall Public Service Award DATE: January 3, 2013 LOCATION: University Club, 1135 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

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