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Innovative Spectrum Sharing Technology Day


President Obama, supported by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, has laid out a comprehensive plan to expand America's leadership in wireless innovation, including efforts to accelerate spectrum sharing technology innovations to enhance spectrum efficiency and to expedite commercial access to spectrum bands where technically and economically feasible.

In support of these efforts the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-host an Innovative Spectrum Sharing Technology Day on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. This public event, with the support of National Coordination Office of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program, will showcase advances in spectrum sharing and other innovations and initiatives aimed at satisfying the nation's surging demand for wireless services, devices and applications.

Target Audience: The event will be open to the public and will provide policy-makers, researchers, industry stakeholders, and federal agency representatives the opportunity to witness live demonstrations of innovative wireless technologies and applications.

Security Instructions:

Due to security requirements and to facilitate entry to Commerce's Herbert C. Hoover Building, U.S. nationals must present valid, government-issued photo identification upon arrival. Foreign nationals must contact Wendy Wigen, NITRD at (703) 292-7921 or wigen@nitrd.gov at least five (5) business days prior to the event in order to provide the necessary clearance information, and must present valid, government-issued photo identification upon arrival. Please allow additional time to process through security.


Start Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
End Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Location: U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building Lobby and Auditorium
Audience: Industry, Government, Other
Format: Symposium



Technical Contact:

Wendy Wigen, NITRD at (703) 292-7921 or wigen@nitrd.gov. All media inquiries should be directed to Juliana Gruenwald, NTIA, at jgruenwald@ntia.doc.gov or (202) 482-2145, or Jennifer Huergo, NIST, at jennifer.huergo@nist.gov or (301) 975-6343.