Georgetown University Convenes First-Ever Forum of FCC Chief Economists

September 23, 2003

WHAT:
Former FCC Chief Economists assess telecommunications policy.

The program, "Seeking Efficiency, Investment and Competition: The Chief Economists Speak Out," is the second in a series of telecommunications policy forums this year sponsored by the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business.

WHO:
Keynote speech by Glenn Hubbard, Former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisors and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University.

Panelists include all nine former chief economists of the Federal Communications Commission: William Rogerson; David Sappington; Gerald Faulhaber; Simon Wilke; Michael Riordan; Tom Hazlett; Michael Katz; Joseph Farrell; and Howard Shelanski.

WHEN:
Friday, October 17, 2003, 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:15 a.m. Lunch will be provided.

WHERE:
The Grand Hyatt
1000 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

COVERAGE:
Reporters wishing credentials to attend must contact Jessica Botta in advance at (202) 687-4080 or at jab92@georgetown.edu.

About the Center for Business and Public Policy
The Center for Business and Public Policy is part of Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and provides a forum for policy makers, business people and scholars to discuss key business, economic and ethical policy issues confronting American and international businesses. For more information about the Center for Business and Public Policy, visit msb.georgetown.edu/prog/cbpp/.