Modernizing U.S. Spectrum Strategy and Infrastructure
For 21st Century Global Leadership
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
The 2021 NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium provides an opportunity to hear from spectrum policy leaders in the White House, Congress, government and industry who are on the front lines of setting spectrum policy and strategies for the future. It will feature discussions on providing spectrum resources for 5G networks and other advanced telecommunications, aviation and space-based services. Speakers will talk about plans for mid-band spectrum access, spectrum sharing approaches and techniques, and innovative, dynamic spectrum management tools and concepts.
CommScope speaker featured in 10:40 Panel Discussion
Doing More with Spectrum: Supporting U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness in the Future
Representatives from federal agencies and industry will discuss the future of spectrum use, including dynamic spectrum management technologies as a facet of U.S. technological innovation and competitive advantage. Panelists will discuss new research and business models based on expanding use cases, new automation capabilities, artificial intelligence and machine learning and other innovations. The panel will outline how leadership in spectrum management innovation can translate into global equipment and infrastructure advantages for U.S. companies.
Mark Gibson, CommScope
Will Johnson, Verizon
Ruth Milkman, Quadra Partners, LLC
Brian Regan, Starry, Inc.
Vic Sparrow, NASA
|With over 38 years of spectrum management experience, Mark is responsible for developing domestic and international business opportunities for CommScope. In addition to leading technical and business development efforts for numerous wireless and spectrum-related products and services, he has led efforts to address spectrum sharing between Federal government and commercial users. He leads CommScope’s CBRS efforts on the Spectrum Access System/Environmental Sensing Capability and the efforts to develop, test and certify the Automated Frequency Coordination system for 6 GHz unlicensed bands. He is a board member of the CBRS Alliance and an officer on the board of the Wireless Innovation Forum. He is a member of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, where he has also co-chaired working groups related to spectrum sharing and data exchange issues and has testified before the U.S. Congress on spectrum-related matters. He has led spectrum management efforts including spectrum sharing analysis protocols and sharing criteria, as well as development of engineering services and software products. He speaks frequently and has authored several papers on spectrum sharing and relocation and has advised numerous wireless participants in their system design. He is a Life Member of IEEE. He has an amateur radio license and is an instrument-rated commercial pilot.|