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2013 Communications Forum 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:

Senator Gordon Smith, president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters

November 21, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

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

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James W. Cicconi, senior executive vice president of external and legislative affairs for AT&T Inc.

September 10, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

James W. Cicconi, senior executive vice president of external and legislative affairs for AT&T Inc., outlines why the FCC needs to reinvent itself for the new telecom era at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on Sept. 10.

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Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen

July 18, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen (right) discusses issues facing the FTC with Media Institute Board Chairman Dick Wiley at a Communications Forum luncheon in Washington on July 18.

Craig Silliman, senior VP for public policy & government affairs for Verizon Communications

May 16, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

Craig Silliman, senior VP for public policy & government affairs for Verizon Communications, stresses the need for a communications policy framework that focuses on consumers and encourages innovation and investment at a Communications Forum luncheon program in Washington on May 16.

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Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association

April 22, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, discusses the importance of innovation at a Communications Forum luncheon program in Washington on April 22.

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Rick Kaplan, executive vice president of strategic planning for the National Association of Broadcasters,

March 18, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

Rick Kaplan, executive vice president of strategic planning for the National Association of Broadcasters, discusses spectrum auctions at a Communications Forum luncheon program in Washington on March 18.

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Commissioner Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission

February 7, 2013, Luncheon Speaker

Commissioner Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission kicks off the Spring 2013 season of the Communications Forum Luncheon Series in Washington on Feb. 7.

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