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Luncheon Speakers

Below is a list of the representatives from government and the communications industry who have been featured speakers at The Media Institute's Communications Forum luncheons:

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2014

Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretar of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications & Information Policy, discusses the ITU Plenipotentiary and International Internet Governance at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Dec. 4.December 4, 2014, Luncheon Speaker

Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications & Information Policy, discusses the ITU Plenipotentiary and International Internet Governance at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Dec. 4.

Read Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda's speech here.



Legal scholar Prof. Rod Smolla gave an engaging, interactive presentation on the First Amendment privileges surrounding publication of a terrorist recruiting video and of leaked information about a covert military operation at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Oct. 21. At left, he 'swears in' the crowd to serve as 'justices' before presenting both sides of the hypothetical Supreme Court case.October 21, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


Legal scholar Prof. Rod Smolla gave an engaging, interactive presentation on the First Amendment privileges surrounding publication of a terrorist recruiting video and of leaked information about a covert military operation at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Oct. 21. At left, he "swears in" the crowd to serve as "justices" before presenting both sides of the hypothetical Supreme Court case.


Lawrence E. Strickling, assistant secretary for communications and information of the National Telecommunications & Information Administration, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington on September 29.September 29, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


Lawrence E. Strickling, assistant secretary for communications and information of the National Telecommunications & Information Administration, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington on September 29.

Read Lawrence E. Stricking's speech here.


FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington on June 19.June 19, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington on June 19.

Read Michael O'Rielly's speech here.



Gregory Maffei, President, CEO, and Director of Liberty Media/Liberty Interactive, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the Willard Hotel on May 20.May 20, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


Gregory Maffei, President, CEO, and Director of Liberty Media/Liberty Interactive, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon at the Willard Hotel on May 20.

 

 


FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on May 8.May 8, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on May 8.

Read Edith Ramirez's speech here.

 

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David Lougee, President of Gannett Broadcasting, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on April 4.April 4, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


David Lougee, President of Gannett Broadcasting, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on April 4.

Read David Lougee's speech here.

 

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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Feb. 26.February 26, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Feb. 26.

Read FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn's speech here.

 

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Senator Gordon Smith, president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Nov. 21.January 29, 2014, Luncheon Speaker


Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, addresses a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Jan. 29.

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