Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Congressional Luncheon – BBSJ Summit 2014

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Congressional Luncheon

Description: Members of Congress with telecom industry oversight responsibility discuss what types of policies, best practices, public-private partnerships, regulatory initiatives, legislation, and executive orders, drive technological change, jobs creation, innovation, and economic opportunity

  • Co-Presiding Officer, Maurita Coley, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MMTC
  • Keynote: The Annual State of Broadband and Social Justice Address David Honig, Co-founder and President, MMTC
  • Keynotes:
    • Hon. Clifford Stearns, Congressman Emeritus (R-FL); Co-Chair, New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce
    • Hon. Edolpus Towns, Congressman Emeritus (D-NY); Co-Chair, New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce
  • Speakers:
    • Hon. James Clyburn (D-SC), Assistant Leader, U.S. House of Representatives
      Hon. Joe Armstrong, Member, Tennessee House of Representatives; President, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
    • Hon. Cedric Richmond (D-LA),Member, U.S. House of Representatives
    • Hon. Catherine Pugh (D-MD), Member, Maryland State Senate; President Elect, National Black Caucus of State Legislators