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Walden to Keynote Free State Telecom Conference

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chair of the House Communications Subcommittee, will deliver the keynote address at the Seventh Annual Telecom Policy Conference of the Free State Foundation.

Also speaking at the conference will be a bipartisan majority of FCC commissioners, former chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and Republican members Ajit Pai and Michael O’Rielly.

The conference will be held March 19 at the National Press Club in Washington. Topics of discussion will include net neutrality, a Communications Act rewrite, spectrum auctions, universal service reform, preemption of municipal broadband and FCC reform.

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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.