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FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues - October 5 - 9 am - 5 pm PST

FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues

Tuesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, October 5, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., FCBA will hold a one day seminar focusing on emerging wireless issues, in conjunction with the CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 at the Moscone Center West Convention Center in San Francisco, CA. Session topics will include: the venture capital outlook; smart grid challenges and opportunities; privacy issues today and tomorrow; and the national broadband plan. Sunil Daluvoy, Google Inc., will be the seminar keynote speaker. Seminar participants will have special access to the CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 Exposition, October 6-8, as part of the registration package.

Seminar registration and housing reservations are being handled by CTIA on the CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICTIONS™ 2010 website at http://www.ctiaenterpriseandapps.com/. Members may register for Seminar West as part of their registration for the entire CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 Conference and Exposition, or may register for just Seminar West. When registering, look for Seminar West under the “Partner Events” tab (step 4 in the registration process). Be certain to use the Event Code FCBA4CTIA to get the FCBA member rate of $195.00 for the seminar. You may also make your hotel reservation on the event website to take advantage of special rates at the official event hotels.

If you have questions about registering, you may contact CTIA for registration assistance by email at CTIAReg@ctia.org, or at 801-676-7980.


9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Topic I

Venture Capital: Catch up on the fast-moving world of communications venture capital. Where are VCs looking for the next big thing?

Rebecca Arbogast, Stifel Nicolaus (Moderator)

David Blumberg, Blumberg Capital

Anita Stephens Graham, Opportunity Capital Partners

Greg Widroe, Media Ventures

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 – 12:00 Noon

Topic II

Smart Grid: Communications technology will change how we use power. Learn about the opportunities for new communications devices and applications in the delivery and use of energy.

Mary Brown, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dian Grueneich, CPUC Commissioner

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Sunil Daluvoy, Google Inc.

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Topic III

What are the latest developments in privacy?

David Rice, Miller Nash, LLP (Moderator)

Kevin Bankston, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Laura Berger, Federal Trade Commission

Brian Knapp, Loopt

Joanne McNabb, Chief of the Office of Privacy Protection, State of California

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Topic IV

National Broadband Plan: FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has brought new priorities to the FCC, much of which is embodied in the National Broadband Plan. What are the FCC's main priorities under the Plan, and when will consumers begin to see the benefits of the Plan?

Blair Levin, The Aspen Institute

Bryan Tramont, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (Moderator)

Tom Sugrue, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Paul Garnett, Microsoft Corporation

Rachelle Chong, State of California, Office of the State Chief Information Officer

Chris Libertelli, Skype

The FCBA will be applying for Virginia and California MCLE credit.

FCBA and CTIA Member Registration Fee: $195

Non-Member Registration Fee: $250

Early Bird pricing ended August 24, 2010.

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