Date/Time: Wednesday, February 20, 3:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Location: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, NW


3:00 – 3:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions
Brian Scarpelli, Co-Chair, FCBA Engineering and Technical Practice Committee

3:05 – 3:15 p.m.         Keynote Address (TBD) 

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.         Engineering Primer on Spectrum
In this first panel, we feature a host of top-notch engineering minds to help teach us some of the foundational scientific principles behind spectrum management.  The discussion will focus on issues related to interference, traffic management, how the government uses spectrum, spectrum sharing, interference, and more.

Brian Scarpelli, Senior Global Policy Counsel, ACT | The App Association

Rick Engelman, Consultant, Wiley Rein LLP
Mark Settle, Senior Engineering Advisor, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

4:00 – 4:10 p.m.         Break

4:10 – 5:15 p.m.         The Legal and Political Landscape for Spectrum – Current Environment & Predictions
During this second panel, legal and policy experts will address the evolution of spectrum management and today’s hottest topics in the space. What will the future of spectrum management look like 5, 10, and 20 years from now as 5G networks emerge?  Will we still be talking about the same issues, or will there be some big political, technological or economic development that will change how we look at this issue?

Avonne Bell, Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Michael Calabrese, Director, Wireless Future Program & Senior Research Fellow OTI, New America Foundation
Paul Margie, Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Charla Rath, Vice President – Wireless Policy Development, Verizon
Ryan Terry, Director, Regulatory Licensing and Policy, Lockheed Martin Corporation



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