FCC Chairman to Deliver Remarks on Modernizing Regulation

November 03, 2011

Chairman Julius Genachowski to Discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s Efforts to Improve Agency Performance and Processes to Support Innovation, Economic Growth, and America's Global Competitiveness

Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, will discuss the FCC’s recent efforts to improve agency performance and processes to support innovation, economic growth, and America’s global competitiveness. He also will announce a new plan toward retrospective review of regulatory practices in response to an Obama Administration executive order for independent regulatory agencies.
The event is sponsored by the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as part of its Evolution of Regulation Series. The series invites economists, lawyers, business people, and policy makers to reflect on the evolution of regulation, focusing on identifying regulatory policy changes that can improve economic outcomes. 

Monday, November 7, 2011, 9:30 a.m.         
Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Room 350
Washington, D.C.
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu. The event will also be live streamed at www.fcc.gov/live.
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.

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 businesses today. Housed in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the Center was created in 2002 to encourage thoughtful discussion and to document and disseminate knowledge on a range of issues in the public interest. For more information, visit http://cbpp.georgetown.edu.