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"What's in a Title?" A Webinar on the Communications Act and the Power It Confers on the FCC Related to Broadband

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Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy to Host Webinar, September 4

WHAT:  The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host “What’s in a Title?” a webinar on the Communications Act and the power it confers on the FCC related to broadband.

The webinar will feature a panel discussion with Russ Hanser, partner, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer; Tricia Paoletta, partner, Harris, Wilthsire & Grannis; Jonathan Banks, general counsel, U.S. Telecom Association; and Tom Navin, partner, Wiley Rein LLP.

Panelists will engage in an in-depth legal discussion regarding Titles I, II, III, and VI of the Communications Act, the authority each title grants to the FCC to regulate broadband services, and whether the FCC’s authorizing statute allows the agency to preempt or forestall state legislation and regulations. 

WHEN:         

Thursday, September 4, 2014 
Noon to 1:30 p.m. (EDT)

WHERE:       

A webcast will be available at http://bit.ly/watchCBPPwebinar.

The webinar link will go live just prior to the start time. To view the webinar, please use the password “McDonough.”

RSVP

Media and members of the general public interested in attending the webinar should register online athttp://bit.ly/CBPPwebinar.

About the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is an academic, non-partisan research center whose mission is to engage scholars, business people and policymakers in relevant inquiries and dialogue to impact key business, economic and public policy issues confronting American and international businesses today.  Housed at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, the Georgetown Center was created in 2002 to encourage thoughtful discussion and to document and disseminate knowledge on a range of issues in the public interest. Learn more at http://cbpp.georgetown.edu. Follow us on Twitter @GeorgetownCBPP.

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business provides a transformational education through classroom and experiential learning, preparing students to graduate as principled leaders in service to business and society. Through numerous centers, initiatives, and partnerships, Georgetown McDonough seeks to create a meaningful impact on business practice through both research and teaching. All academic programs provide a global perspective, woven through the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in a way that is unique to Washington, D.C. – the nexus of world business and policy – and to Georgetown University’s connections to global partner organizations and a world-wide alumni network. Founded in 1957, Georgetown McDonough is home to some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive degree and open enrollment programs. Learn more at http://msb.georgetown.edu. Follow us on Twitter @msbgu.