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2014 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:

Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator

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.

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Legal scholar Prof. Rod Smolla

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

May 11, 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.

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FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

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.

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Gregory Maffei, President, CEO, and Director of Liberty Media/Liberty Interactive

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

May 8, 2014, Luncheon Speaker

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

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David Lougee, President of Gannett Broadcasting

April 4, 2014, Luncheon Speaker

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

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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

February 26, 2014, Luncheon Speaker

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

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Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

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.