Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Hogan Lovells Conference Center 
555 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Access to Capital & 
Telecom Policy Conference 

Join MMTC for the 16th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy (#MMTC18) Conference on July 19th at Hogan Lovells Conference Center in Washington, DC. This year's theme is "Turning Disruption into Opportunity."

During the #MMTC18 Conference, media and telecom industry experts, innovators, and investors will discuss the latest developments in tech accountability, online privacy, diversity, the future of work, innovative financing, spectrum, and next generation technology and opportunities for smart cities and entrepreneurs.

Hon. Mignon Clyburn, the first woman FCC chair and the first African American woman commissioner, will receive the Everett C. Parker Lifetime Achievement Award during the FCC Commissioners' Awards Luncheon.

Also, the MMTC Media and Telecom Brokers will host an Innovation Forum to discuss how broadcasting, cable, and OTT can be reimagined.

For updates, visit this site and follow @MMTCOnline and #MMTC18 on Twitter.

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7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Room 202/203

Congressional Breakfast: Tech Accountability, Online Privacy, and Diversity

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Room 202/203

The Future of Work: Turning Innovation into Opportunity

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Room 202/203

Keeping Things in Per-Spectrum: Next Generation Technology and Opportunities for Smart Cities and Entrepreneurs

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Room 106/107

FCC Commissioners’ Awards Luncheon:

  • Presentation of Everett C. Parker Award to Hon. Mignon L. Clyburn, first woman FCC chair
  • Fireside Chat with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (Via Video)
  • Featuring FCC Commissioners Brendan Carr and Michael O’Rielly

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Room 202/203

Disruption and Opportunity: Reimagining Broadcasting, Cable, and OTT

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Room 202/203

Innovative Financing: Friend or Foe to Diverse Entrepreneurs?
Equity Crowdfunding, Cryptocurrencies, Vendor Financing, and FinTech 

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Room 106/107

Networking Reception