Following on last Friday’s adoption of its Report & Order regarding channel sharing and incentive auctions (for more information, click here), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has scheduled a May 22 channel-sharing workshop at its Washington, D.C., headquarters.  

“The focus of the workshop will be how broadcasters are approaching the financial and strategic opportunities presented by channel sharing,” the agency says. “Panelists will discuss the practical business and operational challenges and potential solutions that broadcasters who are considering channel sharing are facing.”

Here’s the agenda:

10:00 – 10:15: Welcoming remarks and overview (Bill Lake, chief, Media Bureau)?
10:15 – 11:00:  Panel discussion (Rebecca Hanson, Media Bureau, moderator)?
11:00 – 11:15:  Break?
11:15 – Noon:  Panel discussion continues?
Noon:  Workshop adjourns

Panelist include: John Cunney, head/Telecom Media Technology Practice at Santander and former vice president at Patrick Communications; Eric De Silva, partner, Wiley Rein; John Hane, counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; and Lonna Thompson, executive vice president/COO, Association of Public Television Stations.?

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. The session will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.fcc.gov/live.  Questions from the Internet audience can be submitted via email to incentiveauctions@fcc.gov and via Twitter using the hashtag #fcclive.  ?

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