Information Economy Project Presents Conference on Broadband April 19
Professor Thomas Hazlett is pleased to announce a one-day conference of the Information Economy Project, From Monopoly to Competition or Competition to Monopoly? U.S. Broadband Markets in 2013.
The event will take place on Friday, April 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at George Mason University School of Law. A continental breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m., with a luncheon at noon. The morning keynote speaker will be Commissioner Joshua Wright, Federal Trade Commission. The noon keynote speech will be given by Dr. Robert Crandall, Brookings Institution.
Two morning panels will discuss scholarship and market trends related to broadband competitiveness and the social value of faster networks.
Panel I - Competition and Monopoly in Broadband Markets
Eli Noam, Columbia Business School
Babette Boliek, Pepperdine University School of Law
Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University, former FCC Chief Economist
Panel II - The Social Value of Ultra-Fast Broadband
Robert Kenny, Communications Chambers (U.K.)
Scott Wallsten, Technology Policy Institute
You are invited to attend. Admission is free, but space is limited. Please reserve your seat on the IEP website.
The School of Law is located a few blocks from the Virginia Square Metro Station in Arlington, Virginia. More information and a conference agenda are available here.