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Posted at 2:17 p.m. on Sept. 2, 2014
Congress is out of town for another week, but there are several events in D.C. and outside the Beltway, including a speech by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler and an Internet policy conference at Harvard University.
On Wednesday, National Medal of Science recipient and member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Jim Gates, gives a talk on the Higgs boson at the Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center.
On Thursday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler gives a speech on the “future of broadband” at 1776.
In Cambridge, Mass., at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, the university’s Institute of Politics and the Internet Association host an Internet policy conference on Thursday and Friday.
Also on Thursday, Carnegie Mellon University hosts a panel on net neutrality at the American Association of Advancement of Science.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Thursday hosts a workshop in Minneapolis on community broadband in the Upper Midwest.