The FCC today released details for its October 26th Broadcaster Learn Everything About Reverse-Auctions Now (“LEARN”) Program Workshop, to be held in the Commission Meeting Room at the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. and webcast live at    The workshop is the first in a series that seeks to provide broadcasters guidance on the incentive auction process, about which we have reported previously. The released agenda, provided below, covers issues of interest to both potential broadcast participants in the auction and those that may be affected by the repacking process. 

 October 26th Agenda

 1:30 – 1:35 Welcoming Remarks

                        Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

 1:35 – 1:45 Overview: How the Pieces Fit Together

                        Gary Epstein, Chair, Incentive Auction Task Force

 1:45 – 2:00 Reverse Auction Design Proposals

                        Brett Tarnutzer, Chief Data Officer, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

 2:00 – 2:15 Station Eligibility

                        Bill Lake, Chief, Media Bureau

 2:15 – 2:30 Forward Auction and New Band Plans

                        Ruth Milkman, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

 2:30 – 2:45 Interference Proposals and Repacking

                        Julie Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology

 2:45 – 3:15 Questions: Moderator

                        Rebecca Hanson, Senior Advisor, Media

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