Date/Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:00 – 8:15 p.m.
Location:

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Onsite registration will be available. 

The Wireline Practice Committee will host a CLE on the implementation of the FCC’s broadband Lifeline rules.  The CLE will consist of two panels.  First, representatives of the FCC, USAC, and a state public service commission will present the regulatory perspective on the changes to the program and the status on implementing the new structures envisioned in the order, including the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier.  Second, a panel of industry and consumer stakeholders will discuss how the implementation of the program is progressing and is expected to continue to progress.

AGENDA

6:00 – 6:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

6:05 – 7:05 p.m. Panel 1: Regulatory Perspectives on the Implementation of the New Lifeline Rules

Moderator:
L. Charles Keller, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP; Co-Chair, Wireline Practice Committee

Speakers:
Garnet Hanly, Special Counsel, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
Michelle Garber, Vice President, Lifeline Program, Universal Service Administrative Company
Hon. Betty Ann Kane, Chairman, District of Columbia Public Service Commission

7:05 – 7:15 p.m. Break

7:15 – 8:15 p.m. Panel 2: Industry Perspectives on the Implementation of the New Lifeline Rules

Moderator:
Danielle Frappier, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Co-Chair, Wireline Practice Committee

Speakers:
AJ Burton, Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Frontier Communications
Jennifer Prime, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Cox Communications
Dale Schmick, COO, TerraCom, Inc.
Norina Moy, Director, Government Affairs, Sprint Nextel
Carmen Scurato, Policy Counsel, National Hispanic Media Coalition

 

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