TIA Lunch & Learn: Advancing Broadband Infrastructure for IoT & Smart Communities


The Internet of Things (IoT) holds the promise to transform nearly every aspect of modern business, and bring efficiencies to our everyday lives. This TIA lunch and learn will seek to explore policies that reduce challenges to wireless broadband infrastructure deployment - and how public-private sector partnerships and other regulatory and legislative initiatives can help spur investment in IoT technologies and applications to enable smarter, safer and more efficient connected communities.

Speakers: - Brian Hendricks, Head of Policy and Government Relations, Nokia Americas Region - Steve Crout, Vice President Government Affairs, Qualcomm - Jonathan Norton, Director, Public Policy, AT&T - Glenn Reynolds, Chief of Staff, National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) - Steve Traylor, Executive Director, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) - Mark Begich, Strategic Advisor, Brownstein Hyatt, Farber, Schreck, Former U.S. Senator Alaska - Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP (Moderator) - Wesley Johnston, CEO, TIA (Opening Remarks)