Washington, DC - Join MMTC for the 16th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy (#MMTC18) Conference on July 19th at Hogan Lovells Conference Center in Washington, DC. This year's theme is "Turning Disruption into Opportunity."
During the #MMTC18 Conference, media and telecom industry experts, innovators, and investors will discuss the latest developments in tech accountability, online privacy, diversity, the future of work, innovative financing, spectrum, and next generation technology and opportunities for smart cities and entrepreneurs.
Hon. Mignon Clyburn, the first woman FCC chair and the first African American woman commissioner, will receive the Everett C. Parker Lifetime Achievement Award during the FCC Commissioners' Awards Luncheon.
Also, the MMTC Media and Telecom Brokers will host an Innovation Forum to discuss how broadcasting, cable, and OTT can be reimagined.
(As of 6/29/18)
Raul Alarcon , Chairman and CEO, Spanish Broadcasting System
Hon. Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Hon. Emanuel Cleaver, II, Co-Chair, Tech Accountability Caucus; Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. James Clyburn, Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. Mignon L. Clyburn, Former Acting Chairwoman and Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Melody Cooper, President, Midway Broadcasting - WVON, Chicago
William Michael Cunningham, Founder, Creative Investment Research; Managing Partner, National Crowdfunding Services
Donna Epps, Vice President of Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon
Ari Fitzgerald, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Secretary, MMTC Board of Directors
Maurita Coley Flippin, Acting President and CEO, MMTC
Debbie Goldman, Research Director and Telecommunications Policy Director, Communications Workers of America
Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Executive Vice President, Univision
Rebecca Hunter, External Affairs, Corporate Development and Strategy, Crown Castle
Dr. Ronald Johnson, Commissioner, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; Director and Treasurer, MMTC Board of Directors
Deborah Lathen, Former Cable Bureau Chief, Federal Communications Commission; President, Lathen Consulting LLC; Member, MMTC Board of Directors
Nicolaine Lazarre, Esq., President, MMTC Broadcasting; General Counsel and Senior Vice President, National Urban League
DuJuan McCoy, Owner, President, and CEO, Bayou City Broadcasting
Ron Marlow, Vice President for Workforce Development, National Urban League
Francisco Montero, Partner, Fletcher Heald & Hildreth; Member, MMTC Board of Directors
Maureen Murat, CEO, Crowdie Advisors
Hon. Michael O'Rielly, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Spencer Overton, President, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (Via Video)
Aaron Saunders, Chief Executive Officer, Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3)
Rikin Thakker, Ph.D., Vice President of Telecommunications and Spectrum Policy, MMTC
S. Jenell Trigg, Member, Lerman Senter PLLC; Member, MMTC Board of Advisors
Sanford Williams, Director, Office of Communications Business Opportunities (OCBO), Federal Communications Commission
James Winston, Esq., President, National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB)