Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 17

By David Bruggeman
July 17, 2006

A busy week for tech related issues.

July 17


The Center for American Progress is hosting The Great Debate: What is Net Neutrality? with Vint Cerf and Dave Farber.
10:30 a.m., Center for American Progress, 1333 H. Street N.W., 10th Floor, Washington, D.C.

July 18


Veterans’ Affairs cybersecurity legislation

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
10:30 a.m., 334 Cannon Building


“ICANN [Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers] and the Whois Database: Providing Access to Protect Consumers from Phishing.”

Financial Affairs and Consumer Credit Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee
10:00 a.m., 2128 Rayburn Building


A Transatlantic Dialogue on the Digital Economy
The Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, Transatlantic Policy Network, and European Internet Foundation host an international Internet policy discussion between Members of the European Parliament and Members of Congress.
2:00 p.m., 1300 Longworth Building

July 19


The Subcommittee on Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is holding a hearing on High Performance Computing
11:00 a.m., 253 Russell Building

This hearing is scheduled 1 hour after a full commmittee markup in the same room, so it may be delayed if the markup runs long.


The Committee on House Administration and the House Science Committee will hold a joint hearing on “Voting Machines: Will New Standards and Guidelines Prevent Future Problems?”
2:00 p.m., 2318 Rayburn Building

July 20


The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will markup cybersecurity and other legislation.
10:30 a.m., 334 Cannon Building

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