Press Release

Wiley Rein’s Scott Delacourt to Co-Chair PLI’s 33rd Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation Conference in DC, December 3-4

Event Will Also Feature Shawn Chang, Who Will Co-Moderate First Panel
December 1, 2015

Scott D. Delacourt, a partner in Wiley Rein LLP’s Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice and chair of the firm’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Practice, will serve as one of three co-chairs for a major, two-day telecommunications conference to be held December 3-4 at the Washington Hilton. The event will also feature Shawn H. Chang, of counsel in the Public Policy and TMT practices, who will co-moderate the first panel discussion—titled “Hot Topics from a Capitol Hill Perspective.”

Organized by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), the 33rd Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation will address a comprehensive array of topics by the foremost practitioners in their fields. To view the agenda and register, please click here.

Presented in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA), this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features experienced practitioners, in-house counsel, and key officials from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the cutting-edge issues facing the telecommunications industry today. The program addresses the latest developments, including wireless, wireline telecommunications, broadband Internet, and privacy issues. It will also feature a congressional staff panel, a technology panel, an increased focus on cybersecurity issues in the field, and a new tutorial from the FCC’s Media Bureau.

The topics covered include:

  • Legislative updates in telecommunications law
  • Developments in wireline and wireless industries
  • Critical legislative updates from current Capitol Hill staffers
  • Comprehensive technology overview from a senior policymaker
  • New media technologies panel

Attendees include experienced practitioners in the communications and telecommunications industries, state and local regulators, in-house counsel of communications and telecommunications companies, and other wireline and wireless professionals. 

FCBA members are eligible for a discount; please call PLI at 1-800-260-4PLI for details.

PLI, a nonprofit continuing legal education and professional business training organization,is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. It is dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date information and techniques through seminars and workshops, live webcasts, and On-Demand learning. 

Wiley Rein has the largest TMT law practice in the country with more than 80 attorneys and engineers engaged full time in the practice. The practice encompasses virtually all aspects of the federal, state, and international laws governing the telecommunications, media, and technology industries. 

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Patricia O'Connell
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