Industry and government leaders meet to discuss the future of telecom

Updated: January 07, 2011

Verizon, FCC, and The Council on Competitiveness will be among the featured players at The Optoelectronics Industry Development Association’s (OIDA) 19th Annual Forum. They expect to have 25 speakers at this year's event during November 16th and17th in Arlington, Virginia. Three featured industry leaders include Thomas Tauke, Phoebe Yang, and William Bates.

Tauke is the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Policy and Communications at Verizon. Phoebe Yang is a Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband at the FCC, where she leads a team that manages the Commission's broadband priorities. William Bates is the Vice President of Government Affairs at the Council on Competitiveness. The forum will be covering on two major areas during the two days: U.S. competitiveness and the future of telecommunications. It’s worth attending if you’ll be in the D.C. area.

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