Events Calendar


July 2016

Tuesday, July 12: 4:30pm-12am 2016-07-12 16:30:00 16:30:00 2016-07-12 16:30:00 00:00:00 15 Launch of Senate Broadband Caucus As we strive to strengthen our telecommunications infrastructure to drive economic growth and innovation, it is more important than ever that we work together to promote broadband deployment and adoption across the United States. In this spirit, we invite you to join us at the launch of the Senate Broadband Caucus, which will provide an environment for Senators, staff, and industry leaders to discuss the challenges they face, and encourage bipartisan solutions and strategies to accelerate broadband deployment in order to strengthen our digital economy and to close the digital divide, especially in rural America. Short Statements from the Senate Co-Chairs Begin at 4:30 pm Refreshments Served The Senate Broadband Caucus is supported by CCA (Competitive Carriers Association), CTIA (The Wireless Association), Engine, INCOMPAS, Next Century Cities, NCTA (National Cable and Telecommunications Association), NTCA (The Rural Broadband Association), and USTelecom. Any questions about the launch event or Senate Broadband Caucus, please contact Adam Lachman (, Victoria Flood (, Brendan Dorgan (, Jennifer Humphrey (, or Tommy Walker ( Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562 SHLB false
Launch of Senate Broadband Caucus


Tuesday, July 19: 2pm-3:30pm 2016-07-19 14:00:00 14:00:00 2016-07-19 14:00:00 15:30:00 15 The 5G network, the internet of things, and the future of health care Brookings July 19, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT New technological innovations are redefining the modern world and revolutionizing the health care industry. With the end of the 4G era in sight, the beginning of 5G promises ultra-fast digital networks and an increasingly interconnected internet of things. How will the relationships between businesses, industries, physicians, and consumers change in a world of unparalleled speed and immersion and a growing internet of things? Opening Remarks Julius Knapp Chief, Office of Engineering & Technology Federal Communications Commission Bob Rogers Chief Data Scientist, Big Data Solutions Intel Corporation Panelists Darrell M. West Vice President and Director, Governance Studies Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation Lesley-Anne Long Global Director mPowering Frontline Health Workers Jesse Pines Director, Center for Health Care Innovation and Policy Research School of Medicine & Health Sciences Professor, Health Policy and Management, Milken School of Public Health George Washington University After the session, panelists will take audience questions. This event will be live webcast. Join the conversation with #HealthIoT or @BrookingsGov. Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW Falk Auditorium, Washington, DC, 20036, United States SHLB false
The 5G network, the internet of things, and the future of health care



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