FCC to Host Emerging Technologies Conference

As part of its ongoing effort to support the emergence of new technologies, the Office of Communications Business Opportunities of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will host a Small Business & Emerging Technologies Conference and Tech Fair on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the FCC Headquarters in Washington, DC.

According to the FCC, the Conference and Tech Fair will focus on entrepreneurial innovation in information technology and telecom technologies, and specifically examine the challenges faced by tech start-up companies. The day-long program will include panel discussions on entity formation and incubation and early stage investment strategies, as well as a “Fast Pitch” program in which tech entrepreneurs will be giving an opportunity to present new product ideas and receive feedback from selected technology experts.

Those interested in attending the event in person can register by calling 202-418-0990, or by sending an email to TechFair@fcc.gov. The event will also be streamed live on the Internet and will be accessible at www.fcc.gov/ocbo.