FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai to Deliver Keynote at LGBT Technology Policy Forum

Aug 07, 2013, 09:20 ET from LGBT Technology Partnership

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 12, the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Technology Partnership will host their inaugural fall policy forum featuring keynote speaker Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission, followed by two panels of community and policy experts who will discuss The Future of Broadband, Security and Privacy for LGBT Communities. From the future of broadband to security, privacy and confidentiality in a digital world, this forum brings together LGBT organizational leaders, government policy makers and experts to conduct an open dialogue about the impact of communications, security and technology policies on LGBT communities.

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Keynote Speaker: Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai

Panel 1: The National Broadband Plan, LGBT Communities and The Future of Broadband

  • Blair LevinFellow, The Aspen Institute - Former Chief of Staff to FCC Chairman Reed Hundt – Executive Director, National Broadband Plan
  • Denise SpivakDirector of Membership, Centerlink: The Community of LGBT Centers
  • Jessie Daniels, PhDProfessor, CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College
  • Michael Crawford - Director of Online Programs, Freedom to Marry
  • Joseph Kapp Co-founder, LGBT Technology Partnership - Moderator

Panel 2: Security, Privacy and Online Safety: How to keep LGBT Communities Safe Online

  • Alison GillGovernment Affairs Director, The Trevor Project
  • Christopher WolfPartner, Hogan Lovells, LLP and Co-founder, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Michael KaiserExecutive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance
  • Allyson Robinson Former Executive Director, OutServe/SLDN - Moderator

Find more information about the forum here: http://lgbttechpartnership.org/event/

Forum Details:  
Thursday, September 12, 2013
8:00am to 12:00pm
Hogan Lovells
Fulbright Center
555 13th Street, N.W., 13th Floor
West Tower
Washington, DC

Community Partner:    
SXSW Interactive Festival  

Space Hosted By:
Hogan Lovells

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