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July 17: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Professors To Participate In FCC's Hearing On Broadband And The Digital Future

Contact:

Chriss Swaney                       
412-268-5776
swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Anne Watzman
412-268-3830
aw16@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Professors To Participate In FCC's Hearing
On Broadband And The Digital Future

EVENT: Carnegie Mellon University's Jon Peha, David Farber and Rahul Tongia are scheduled to join U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Forest Hills, to participate in the Federal Communications Commission en banc public hearings about broadband and the digital future. Participants for the digital future panel include: Mark Cuban, chairman and founder of HDNet and owner of the Dallas Mavericks; Jon Peha, professor of engineering and public policy and electrical and computer engineering; Mark Cavicchia, chief executive officer and founder of WhereverTV; Matthew Polka, president and chief executive officer of the American Cable Association; Jake Witherell of Sim Ops Studios; John Heffner of Conviva and a representative from You Tube.

Participants for the broadband of tomorrow panel include: David Farber, distinguished career professor of computer science and public policy; Rahul Tongia, a senior systems scientist in the School of Computer Science; Robert W. Quinn, Jr., senior vice president of federal regulatory for AT&T, Inc.; Rey Ramsey, chairman and chief executive officer of One Economy Corp.; Rendall Harper, board member of Wireless Neighborhoods; Scott Wallsten, vice president for research and senior fellow at the Technology Policy Institute and Marge Krueger, administrative director of the Communication Workers of America District 13.  The event is open to the public.

WHEN: 4 p.m., Monday, July 21.

WHERE: McConomy Auditorium, University Center, Carnegie Mellon, off Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

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