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Week Ahead in Tech and Telecom

The New America Foundation hosts a 9:00 am event on using technology in service of education. Featured speakers include Tim Vollmer, open policy fellow at Creative Commons and Sascha Meinrath, director of NAF's Open Technology Initiative.

President Obama holds a noon science fair at the White House to honor the achievements of students' work in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The event is part of the administration's Education to Innovate campaign

The Brookings Institution will host a 2:00 pm forum on the looming spectrum shortage. Featured speakers include Phil Weiser, a Senior Advisor on technology and innovation at the White House, and Steve Sharkey, chief of engineering and technology policy at T-Mobile.


The FCC will host a spectrum summit highlighting the economic and social importance of solving the spectrum crunch for mobile broadband.

LockHeed Martin hosts a "Technology and Innovation Media Day." The event features exhibits and hands-on demonstrations based on the company's cutting-edge technologies. Ray O. Johnson, LM's chief technology officer, will be present.

The American Intellectual Property Law Association will host David J. Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as the keynote speaker for a luncheon meeting. The AIPLA annual meeting runs from October 21-23.

The Technology Policy Institute hosts a half-day event on "Antitrust and the Dynamics of Competition in High-Tech Industries." Featured speakers include Carl Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics, DOJ and Joseph Farrell, Director of the Bureau of Economics, FTC.

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