FCC leader to talk net neutrality at 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas

How does the recent net neutrality court case impact the public’s right to know? Learn how the Federal Communications Commission is addressing network neutrality issues at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Gigi Sohn, special counsel for the Federal Communications Commission’s External Affairs will discuss net neutrality during the conference session “Information Manipulation Part I: Net Neutrality,” which takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in the Las Vegas Convention Center room N259/261.

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A panel of respondents will join Sohn in discussing the America Library Association’s actions to support an open Internet. Panelists include:

  • Aaron Dobbs, Shippensburg University Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian, former member of the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee and past chair of the ALA Web Advisory Committee
  • Gigi Sohn, special counsel for External Affairs, Federal Communications Commission
  • Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the American Library Association Washington Office
  • Vivian R. Wynn, chair of the American Library Association Committee on Legislation and president of Wynn Library Consulting

Use the hashtag #alann14 during the session. View all ALA Washington Office Conference sessions.

Jazzy Wright is the Press Officer of the American Library Association's Washington Office. Email her at jwright@alawash.org.

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