It’ll be a busy week next week, with Monday being the deadline for filing Open Internet comments with the Federal Communications Commission, as well as a number of events here in Washington, among them the Federal Trade Commission’s big data workshop and the FCC’s Open Internet roundtables.
On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission holds a day-long workshop on big data and its impact on consumers, including the poor and under-served.
Also on Monday, The Brookings Institution hosts a panel discussion on robotics and the legal and regulatory policy surrounding it.
On Tuesday, the FCC hosts two roundtables on net neutrality, one in the morning on policy approaches and another in the afternoon focusing on mobile broadband.
The Atlantic Council holds an event titled “The Final Frontier: Renewing America’s Space Program” on Tuesday.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Small Business Committee in a hearing on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the Software & Information Industry Association holds an event releasing a report on the economic impact of the software industry.
The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a net neutrality hearing on Wednesday.
The House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee holds a hearing on Wednesday on the FCC’s budget and management, followed by another hearing by a Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee hearing on cross border data flows.
The House Judiciary Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee holds a copyright hearing on Wednesday, followed by a hearing Thursday on U.S. Copyright Office oversight.
On Thursday, National Journal and The Atlantic hold an event on Hispanic millennials and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
On Friday, the New America Foundation and the Global Public Policy Institute host an event on “technology sovereignty” proposals.
The Progressive Policy Institute holds an event titled “Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy” on Friday.