It could be the last week of the 113th Congress (maybe?) and with the December holidays fast approaching, it promises to be a packed with congressional hearings on intellectual property nominees, drones and human space flight and events on issues from surveillance to the sharing economy.
The Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosts a panel discussion on the sharing economy.
The Direct Marketing Association and Venable LLP hold an event titled the “The Dynamic State of Data: A Policy Briefing for the Data-Driven Marketing Community.”
The Personal Connected Health Alliance’s mHealth Summit on mobile and connected health continues into the week.
The Atlantic holds a panel event on science, technology, education and math careers.
National Consumers League holds a panel discussion on legislation on data security standards.
The American Enterprise Institute holds an event on surveillance, specifically on “legal intercept.”
The Brookings Institution holds an event on mobile technologies and developing economies.
BSA | The Software Alliance holds a panel discussion on data.
The Computer and Communications Industry Association and The American Antitrust Institute hold an event on patent assertion entities.
A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee holds a hearing on NASA’s heavy rocket and and crew vehicle.
A House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee holds a hearing on drones.
The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee holds a cybersecurity hearing.
The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the nominations of Michelle K. Lee, to head the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and Daniel H. Marti, to be the White House’s intellectual property enforcement coordinator.
The Federal Communications Commission holds its December open meeting.
The Cato Institute holds a day-long surveillance conference.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a panel discussion on the Internet of Things.