WASHINGTON, November 14, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com presents Broadband Breakfast Club event “Public Safety’s Role in and the Need for Better Quality Broadband," on Tuesday, November 16. The debate will pit advocates of re-allocated public safety spectrum with those who would re-auction such spectrum, and the event will be moderated by Paul Kirby, Senior Editor at TR Daily.
The breakfast will be held at Clyde’s of Gallery Place at 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. The event is open to the public. breakfast tickets includes American and Continental breakfasts. Tickets may be purchased at http://broadbandbreakfast.eventbrite.com for $45.00 plus small online purchase fee.
A free webcast of the event will be posted online a few days after the event.
The event participants will discuss how, in addition to the need for more wireless spectrum for public safety, other broadband needs of public safety - including next-generation Public Safety Answering Points - are already apparent. The panel will consider perspectives on broadband improvements for public safety, considering the subject from the perspective of emergency responders among firefighters, police, medical technicians and homeland security officials.
The event will be hosted by Drew Clark, Chairman and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.ocm and moderated by Paul Kirby, Senior Editor at TR Daily, who has covered wireless regulatory, legislative and legal issues at the publication since 2000. Participants on the panel are: Steven K. Berry, President & CEO of the Rural Cellular Association; Charles Dowd, Deputy Chief, Communications Division, New York City Police Department; Lawrence Krevor, Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs, Spectrum Group, Sprint Nextel Corporation; Harlin McEwen, Chairman, Communications and Technology Committee, International Association of Chiefs of Police.
The Broadband Breakfast Club is sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, the Telecommunications Industry Association and US Telecom.
BroadbandBreakfast.com sponsors the Broadband Breakfast Club meeting on the Third Tuesday of the month (except for August and December) and the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club meeting on the Second Tuesday of the month (except for August). Please join us for the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club December 2010 event “China and Intellectual Property with the Chinese IP Attache,” and registration is available at http://ipbreakfast.eventbrite.com.
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