The FCC Spectrum Incentive Auction: Lessons for the Future

Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Duke University's "Duke in DC" offices
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 500 | Washington, DC 20004

The FCC is concluding the most complex auction in history, the culmination of a decade-long planning process for moving spectrum from broadcast to mobile broadband uses. On the morning of May 12, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law will hold a half-day conference that will identify lessons from this auction for spectrum policy, government disposition of assets (whether of spectrum or other resources), and the future of innovation policy generally. The conference will be at Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC. The program is free and open to the public. Due to limited space, registration is required (see link below).

Speakers include: Lawrence Ausubel, Univ. of Maryland, Power Auctions; Jonathan Chaplin, New Street Research; Paul de Sa, Quadra Partners; Gary Epstein, FCC; Karla Hoffman, George Mason Univ.; Allan Ingraham, Economists Inc.; Edward Lazarus, Tribune Media; Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Preston Padden, Boulder Thinking; Charla Rath, VerizonDorothy Robyn, former Commissioner at GSA; Gregory Rosston, Stanford Univ.; David Salant, Auction Technologies; Steve Sharkey, T-Mobile; Ilya Segal, Stanford Univ.; and David Quinalty, Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee. 

 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:30am

Welcome

 

Stuart Benjamin, Duke Law School

8:30am – 9:35am

AUCTION DESIGN

 

Panelists:

 

Lawrence AusubelUniversity of Maryland, Power Auctions

 

Karla HoffmanGeorge Mason University

 

Ilya SegalStanford University

 

Discussant:

 

     Michael OstrovskyStanford Graduate School of Business

9:45am – 11:20am

AUCTION IMPLEMENTATION

 

Panelists:

 

Allan IngrahamEconomists Inc.

 

Edward LazarusTribune Media

 

Preston PaddenBoulder Thinking

 

Gregory RosstonStanford University    

 

David SalantAuction Technologies

 

Discussant:

 

     Gary EpsteinFCC

11:35am – 1:00pm

AUCTION PARTICIPATION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

 

Panelists:

 

Jonathan ChaplinNew Street Research

 

Paul de SaQuadra Partners

 

Discussants:

 

David Quinalty, Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

 

Charla RathVerizon

 

Dorothy Robynformer Commissioner at GSA

 

     Steve SharkeyT-Mobile

1:00pm

Adjourn

 

Register