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BroadbandBreakfast.com Announces Winter 2011 Breakfast Topics

WASHINGTON, January 7, 2011 – The Washington-based internet and intellectual property policy news and events service, BroadbandBreakfast.com, https://broadbandbreakfast.com, announces its Winter 2011 series of events (January through February) for the Intellectual Property and Broadband Breakfast Clubs.

All breakfast club events are held at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, in the Piedmont Room. Events begin at 8 a.m., with both American and continental breakfast served, and end at 10 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to join in onthe breakfast discussions.

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WASHINGTON, January 7, 2011 – The Washington-based internet and intellectual property policy news and events service, BroadbandBreakfast.com, https://broadbandbreakfast.com, announces its Winter 2011 series of events (January through February) for the Intellectual Property and Broadband Breakfast Clubs.

All breakfast club events are held at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, in the Piedmont Room. Events begin at 8 a.m., with both American and continental breakfast served, and end at 10 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to join in onthe breakfast discussions.

The first event in the Intellectual Property series is a legislative panel discussing “What Topics Are Top of the Mind in Intellectual Property for the 112th Congress?” to be held on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011. In it, Laurent Crenshaw, legislative director for Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; Caroline Holland, chief counsel for Herbert Kohl, D-Wis.; Neil Quinter, chief counsel for California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and Jeff Lowenstein, senior legislative assistant to Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., will address how party power-shifting and blowback will alter the topics and dialogue surrounding Intellectual Property Issues.

This event will be hosted and moderated by Drew Clark, Chairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com, and is FREE of charge. Registration for the event is available at http://ipbreakfast.eventbrite.com.

The following week, on January 18th, 2011 the Broadband Breakfast Club presents “Will Congress Reopen the 1996 Telecommunications Act?” with speakers Walter McCormick, President & CEO of US Telecom and Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA). Additional panelists have been invited.

The speakers will address how quickly Congress will be able to re-evaluate outdated telecommunications laws. And if a congressional re-write is in store, will it revisit the 2006 template or consider other pressing telecommunications subjects? Further, how will the FCC be affected?

The event will be moderated by Adam Bender who reports on Capitol Hill for Communications Daily, where he writes about national policies for cellphones, television and the Internet. Since joining the newsletter in June 2007, Adam has covered Congress, the FCC, federal courts and several major telecom industry conferences. He has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Specialized Information Publishers Association. Adam graduated from American University in May 2007 with a degree in print journalism.

Tickets for the event are $45.00 plus a small online charge. Registration for this event is available at http://broadbandbreakfast.eventbrite.com.

In February, the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club has a special breakfast on “China and Intellectual Property” at which Chinese Embassy Intellectual Property Attache Fuli Chen will be a featured speaker. Additional speakers include Mark Allen Cohen, Director of Intellectual Property at Microsoft and Steven E. Adkins, Partner, Intellectual Property at Orrick. Additional panelists have been invited. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011.

This event will be moderated by Drew Clark, Chairman and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com, and is FREE of charge. Registration can be found at http://ipbreakfastfebruary2011.eventbrite.com.

The Broadband Breakfast Club event of February 15th, 2011 features a discussion on “Competition in the Wireless Environment: How to Get More Handsets on More Networks”. The moderator and speakers will be announced shortly. Tickets for this event are $45.00 plus a small online fee. Registration for the event can be found at http://broadbandbreakfastfebruary2011.eventbrite.com.

The Intellectual Property Breakfast Club series meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For complete details about events, the full 2011 calendar, and registration, please visit http://ipbreakfastseries.eventbrite.com. The Intellectual Property Breakfast Club is sponsored by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and Public Knowledge.

The Broadband Breakfast Club series meets on the Third Tuesday of each month. Complete events listing and registration available at http://broadbandbreakfastseries.eventbrite.com. The Broadband Breakfast Club is sponsored by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the U.S. Telecommunications Association (US Telecom), and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).

Contact:
Sylvia Syracuse
Director of Marketing and Events
BroadbandBreakfast.com
sylvia@broadbandcensus.com
646-262-4630

Sylvia manages the Broadband Breakfast Club, on-the-record monthly discussion groups that meet on the THIRD Tuesday of each month. She has had a long career in non-profit development and administration, and has raised funds for technology and science education, and managed a project on health information exchange adopted by the State of New York. She understands community education and infrastructure needs for effective broadband access.

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Broadband Breakfast on June 15, 2022 – Broadband Breakfast Live Online from Fiber Connect in Nashville

Join conference attendees in conversation on key connectivity issues.

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Photo of Gaylord Opryland, home of Mountain Connect by Ken Lund used with permission

Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place on Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. Watch the event on Broadband Breakfast, or REGISTER HERE to join the conversation.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 12 Noon ET – Broadband Breakfast Live Online from Fiber Connect in Nashville

Join a conversation with attendees at the annual Fiber Connect conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Panelists:

  • Guests have been invited.
  • Drew Clark (presenter and host), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney. Drew brings experts and practitioners together to advance the benefits provided by broadband. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, he served as head of a State Broadband Initiative, the Partnership for a Connected Illinois. He is also the President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress.

WATCH HERE, or on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook.

As with all Broadband Breakfast Live Online events, the FREE webcasts will take place at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday.

SUBSCRIBE to the Broadband Breakfast YouTube channel. That way, you will be notified when events go live. Watch on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook

See a complete list of upcoming and past Broadband Breakfast Live Online events.

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Broadband Breakfast on May 25, 2022 – Broadband Breakfast Live Online from Mountain Connect in Colorado

Join conference attendees in conversation on key connectivity issues.

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Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place on Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. Watch the event on Broadband Breakfast, or REGISTER HERE to join the conversation.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 12 Noon ET – Broadband Breakfast Live Online from Mountain Connect in Colorado

Join our weekly Broadband Breakfast Live Online, live from Keystone, Colorado, where Broadband Breakfast Editor and Publisher Drew Clark engages in an informal conversation with several informed observers participating in the annual Mountain Connect conference.

Panelists:

  • Sean Gonsalves, Senior Reporter, Editor and Researcher, ILSR’s Community Broadband Network Initiative
  • Jeff Gavlinski, CEO of Mountain Connect
  • Other guests attending Mountain Connect may also participate.
  • Drew Clark (moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney. Drew brings experts and practitioners together to advance the benefits provided by broadband. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, he served as head of a State Broadband Initiative, the Partnership for a Connected Illinois. He is also the President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress.

Sean Gonsalves is a longtime former reporter, columnist, and news editor with the Cape Cod Times. He is also a former nationally syndicated columnist in 22 newspapers, including the Oakland Tribune, Kansas City Star and Seattle Post-Intelligencer. His work has also appeared in the Boston Globe, USA Today, the Washington Post and the International Herald-Tribune. Sean joined the Institute for Local Self Reliance staff in October 2020 as a senior reporter, editor and researcher for ILSR’s Community Broadband Network Initiative.

Jeffrey Gavlinski is the owner and CEO of Mountain Connect LLC, a company facilitating a broadband development conference that services the U.S. and is hosted in Colorado since 2011. He is also currently Global Vice President of Telecom & Wireless Associations at Plume Design.  He is responsible for the strategic alignment of Plume’s industry Association partnerships globally.

WATCH HERE, or on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook.

As with all Broadband Breakfast Live Online events, the FREE webcasts will take place at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday.

SUBSCRIBE to the Broadband Breakfast YouTube channel. That way, you will be notified when events go live. Watch on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook

See a complete list of upcoming and past Broadband Breakfast Live Online events.

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Broadband Breakfast on June 29, 2022 – How to Reform the Universal Service Fund

Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.

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Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place on Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. Watch the event on Broadband Breakfast, or REGISTER HERE to join the conversation.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 12 Noon ET – How to Reform the Universal Service Fund

The Universal Service Fund has been struggling to fund its programs promoting broadband connectivity across the country. Several policy experts have suggested fundamental changes to the structure of USF’s funding mechanisms to revitalize the program. Should the Federal Communications Commission broaden the program’s jurisdiction to include broadband revenues? Can the mission of USF survive without significant structural change?

Panelists:

  • Guests have been invited.
  • Drew Clark (presenter and host), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney. Drew brings experts and practitioners together to advance the benefits provided by broadband. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, he served as head of a State Broadband Initiative, the Partnership for a Connected Illinois. He is also the President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress.

WATCH HERE, or on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook.

As with all Broadband Breakfast Live Online events, the FREE webcasts will take place at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday.

SUBSCRIBE to the Broadband Breakfast YouTube channel. That way, you will be notified when events go live. Watch on YouTubeTwitter and Facebook

See a complete list of upcoming and past Broadband Breakfast Live Online events.

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