Secretary Duncan and Acting FCC Chairwoman Clyburn Top List of Public Policy Leaders to Speak at The Cable Show 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal government officials, Capitol Hill staff and other policy leaders will offer their perspective on a wide range of communications, technology and other policy issues during The Cable Show 2013, the U.S. cable industry’s premier national event, on June 10-12, 2013, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

General Sessions will feature:

  • Acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn on Tuesday, June 11 at 10:00am.
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:15am.

All of the public policy sessions at The Cable Show are open to registered media:

Public Policy Lunch
Wednesday, June 12 at 1:00pm

  • Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner
  • Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner
  • Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

Capitol Perspectives: Commerce Committee Staffers on Communications Policy
Monday June 10 at 2:00pm

  • Ray Baum, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Chairman Greg Walden
  • John Branscome, Senior Counsel, Senate Commerce Committee
  • Neil Fried, Chief Counsel, House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
  • David Grossman, Senior Technology Policy Advisor, Office of Ranking Member Anna Eshoo
  • Kristin Sharp, Legislative Director, Office of Senator Mark Pryor
  • Greg Orlando, Counsel, Senate Commerce Committee
  • David Quinalty, Policy Director for Communications and Technology, Subcommittee Senate Commerce Committee
  • Roger Sherman, Chief Counsel, Democratic Staff, House Energy & Commerce Committee

Capitol Perspectives: Judiciary Committee Staffers on Communications Policy
Monday, June 10 at 3:15pm

  • Perry Apelbaum, Democratic Staff Director, House Judiciary Committee
  • Aaron Cooper, Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property and Antitrust Subcommittee Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Nick Podsiadly, Minority Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Branden Ritchie, Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel, House Judiciary Committee

Impact Assessment: The Affordable Care Act
Monday, June 10 at 3:30pm

  • Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News & MSNBC
  • Matthew Eurey, Vice President, Benefits, Time Warner Cable
  • E.J. Holland, Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Karen Salinaro, Account Director & Senior Consultant, Towers Watson
  • Jeffrey Shapiro, Vice President, Enterprise Benefits, The Walt Disney Company

Fine Print: FCC Legal Advisors on a Changing Communications Landscape
Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30am

  • Speakers to be announced.

Commissioning Tomorrow: Insight from FCC Bureau and Office Chiefs
Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00pm

  • Jonathan Chambers, Acting Chief, Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission
  • Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering & Technology, Federal Communications Commission
  • William Lake, Chief, Media Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Sean Lev, General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
  • Ruth Milkman, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • David Turetsky, Chief, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Julie Veach, Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Cybersecurity: Collaborating on a Forward Path
Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30pm

  • Donna Dodson, Division Chief, Computer Security Division and Deputy Cyber, Security Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Andy Ozment, Senior Director for Cybersecurity, The White House

Public policy leaders will also be visiting The Cable Show to tour the centerpiece of the exhibit floor, The Observatory, a 360-degree multimedia experience that shows the journey through cable’s transformative evolution from the first multichannel television delivery platform, to the power of broadband, to today’s powerful content and delivery platform. The venue also explores cable’s leadership in delivering innovative, engaging, and critically acclaimed entertainment from today’s most creative storytellers.    

All sessions are open to registered media.  For additional information about The Cable Show 2013, visit www.thecableshow.com and follow on Twitter @CableShow and #cable13.

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Contact: Brian Dietz/Joy Sims (202) 222-2350

Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 13:00