The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced details of its Washington Forum, to be held March 26 to 27. The event is “a two-day conference designed for consumer electronics professionals, industry analysts, media and government officials, focusing on technology and policy debates,” said CEA.
Capping the event will be CEA’s third annual Digital Patriots Dinner. This year’s honorees are Michael Dell and “prominent legislators.”
The conference will be held at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington.
Sessions will include “Riding the Green Wave: Why Electronics Recycling Compliance is Critical to Your Company.” This session, to be held March 26 at 9 a.m., will “discuss state electronics recycling requirements given by the National Electronics Recycling Information Clearinghouse (NERIC) project,” said CEA. At 2 p.m. that day, “The Transition to Digital Television – Who, What, Where…and What Next?” will “examine developing partnerships and programming used to educate consumers on the DTV transition,” said CEA. At 3:30 p.m., “The 700 MHz Spectrum: Everyone’s Vying for It, Who Will Get It?” will discuss spectrum allocation issues.
On March 27 at 10 a.m., “Digital Technology—Making the Dream of Anytime, Anywhere Access to Content Come True” will “discuss the balancing act between intellectual property and consumers’ fair use rights,” said CEA. At 11 a.m. that day, CEA will present “The Digital Souk: Opportunities in the Trillion-Dollar Middle East Marketplace.”
For more information or to register, visit www.CE.org/events.