ERIC Number: ED295567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep-27
Reference Count: N/A
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference 1987. Program [and] Keynote Address by Morris Tanenbaum.
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Inc., Washington, DC.
Panelists, discussants, and speakers at the 20 sessions of this three-day conference on telecommunications policy research are listed under the appropriate sessions in this conference program, as well luncheon and dinner speakers. Topics addressed by the various sessions include: federal regulatory policies and technical change in telecommunications (keynote speaker, Morris Tanenbaum); international comparisons (Europe, Pacific Basin); alternatives to rate of return regulation; future of cable television; capital recovery; media concentration and the First Amendment; standards and standardization; communication and future employment trends; audience research; developing a national information infrastructure; broadcast deregulation; telecommunications and growth in developing countries; impacts of telephone deregulation; the changing scope and structure of telecommunications and its effect on government and industrial organizations; competition in telecommunications; state regulatory strategies; subsidies in telephone pricing; research and development in a post-divestiture world; future of the telecommunications network; and policy development in telecommunications. The text of the keynote address presented at the opening plenary session by Morris Tanenbaum, the vice-chairman of AT&T, is included in this document. (CGD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation, New York, NY.; Benton Foundation, Washington, DC.; National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Program and Keynote Address of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (15th, Airlie, VA, September 27-30, 1987). For the conference papers, see IR 013 161-182.