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Wed, Sep 27: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT



W225, Level 2

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Session Description

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm 

Welcome Remarks & NSC updates 

Salvador D’Itri, Chariman, NSC and Joe Kochan, Executive Director, NSC  



2:20 pm – 2:40 pm 

Presentation on the National Spectrum Strategy 

Scott Blake Harris, Senior Spectrum Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secreatary, NTIA 



2:40 pm – 3:25 pm 

Presentation on DoD and spectrum 

Josh Weaver, Director of Spectrum Initiatives and Analysis, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering 

Thomas O’Brien, Deputy Program Manager, Central Test and Evaluation Investment Program (CTEIP) 



3:25 pm – 3:40 pm 

Coffee break 



3:40 pm – 4:00 pm 

Fireside chat  

Austin Bonner, Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer for Policy. White House Office of Science and Technology 



4:00 pm: – 4:30 pm 

Organizational changes and 2024 priorities 

Tom Rondeau, Principal Director for the FutureG & 5G Office, Office of the Deputy Chief Technology Officer (Science and Technology), Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering 



4:30 pm – 4:45 pm 

Coffee break 



4:45 pm – 5:05 pm 

Presentation on Wireless Innovation Fund 

Sarah Skaluba, Director, Policy, Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund   



5:05 pm –  5:30 pm 

Fireside chat  

Vernita Harris, Director, Electromagnetic Spectrum Enterprise Policy & Programs, Department of Defense 



5:30 pm 

Closing remarks 

Joe Kochan, Executive Director, NSC  



The National Spectrum Consortium is holding its annual membership meeting this year at MWC Las Vegas. Please join us for an exciting afternoon of programming to discuss NSC’s latest accomplishments, our work in D.C., and our renewed vision for the future. We are pleased to be joined by Principal Director for FutureG and 5G, Dr. Tom Rondeau, for a keynote address on 5G/6G research activities at the Department of Defense, as well as Vernita Harris, Director Electromagnetic Spectrum Enterprise Policy & Programs, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer for a fireside chat on innovative spectrum sharing solutions in the lower 3 GHz band. NTIA’s Scott Blake Harris will also join for an update on the National Spectrum Strategy. 



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