Law, Policy Schools Hold University Forum on Wireless Communications

Posted: November 6, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Charles Robb, Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy, moderates a forum on the future of third-generation wireless communications titled “Homeland Defense vs. Cell Phones: Do We Have Enough Bandwidth?” on Thursday, Nov. 8. The forum is sponsored by the School of Law and the School of Public Policy, and all members of the university community are invited to attend.

Members of the panel include the following:

  • Congressman Rick Boucher, Telecommunications Subcommittee, House Energy and Commerce Committee;
  • Michael Copps, commissioner, Federal Communications Commission;
  • Bill Gamble, former deputy associate administrator, Office of Spectrum Management, National Telecommunications and Information Administration;
  • Maureen McLaughlin, counsel, Communications Subcommittee, Senate Commerce Committee;
  • Robert Nutwell, rear admiral (U.S.N., ret.), deputy assistant secretary of defense, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Space;

    Cord Sterling, counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee;

  • Thomas Wheeler, president and CEO, Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association.

An informal reception is held at 8 p.m. in the Mason Hall Atrium and the forum begins at 8:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Boardroom.

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