Date/Time: Tuesday, December 8, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
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Presented by the FCBA Privacy and Data Security and Wireless Telecommunications Committees

AGENDA

 

3:003:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introduction
Jeffrey Marks, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Nokia, and Co-Chair, FCBA Wireless Telecommunications Committee

3:05 4:05 p.m.         U.S. Government Approaches to Securing the Communications Supply Chain
This panel will discuss the flurry of U.S. government and industry activity aimed at securing 5G networks and the ICT supply chain, including efforts by the FCC and Commerce, legislative developments, and presidential directives.  Panelists will discuss the nature of the threats, how various sectors of the government have been working to address these issues, the role of industry-government partnerships, best practices for securing networks and supply chains, and policy recommendations for moving forward.

Moderator:
Kat Scott, Associate, Wiley, and Co-Chair, FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee

Speakers:
Umair Javed, Legal Advisor, Wireless and International, Office of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Anita Patankar-Stoll, Public Sector Counsel, Verizon Business
Diane Rinaldo, Executive Director, Open RAN Policy Coalition
Rob Strayer, Executive Vice President, Policy at Information Technology Industry Council

4:05 5:00 p.m.         Security Innovations for 5G and Beyond
This panel will discuss 5G security enhancements and innovative alternatives to traditional cellular network architecture, such as open Radio Access Network (ORAN) solutions and virtual Radio Access Networks (VRAN).  The panel will include discussion of the challenges in modernizing wireless networks, the benefits of deployment in terms of driving innovation, and how the government can promote American leadership in next generation wireless services.

Moderator:
Katy J. Milner, Partner, Wiley, and Co-Chair, FCBA Wireless Telecommunications Committee

Speakers:
Melissa Griffith, Public Policy Fellow, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Wilson Center
Brian Hendricks, Vice President of Policy and Government Relations, Nokia Americas Region
John Nettles, President, Pine Belt Telephone & Wireless
Tom Sawanobori, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, CTIA

 

 

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