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Mailout1 Julian's text

Mailout2- John's text, some changes to the above (some typographical/lay-out errors occured below, as a result of pasting in my e-mail friendly version; I do not have time to tweak the lay-out below)


Mailout Body 1

You are invited to:

Wireless Utopias 05: An Open Future for Spectrum?
May 26th, 7-9pm at the Science Museum's Dana Centre.

NB The event is free but you need to register by mailing your request to
bookings@cybersalon.org . Registration is on a first come first served basis.

Open Spectrum UK and Cybersalon host a unique debate on the future of
wireless communications and the strategic prospects for utilising the
radio spectrum.

The context for the event is the UK communications regulator Ofcom's
Spectrum Framework Review which is exploring wide ranging changes to
the way radio spectrum is regulated in the UK from the Open Market to
Open Spectrum.

We bring together a roundtable of international and UK experts and
regulators to explore the big issues of technology, regulation and
society.

Please see http://cybersalon.org for venue details and
http://openspectrum.org.uk for more information.

Panel:

Michael Marcus (FCC USA) .. worked for the FCC, the US regulator helping
to create the unlicensed bands we use for WiFi and was involved in the
recent FCC Spectrum Policy Task Force.

Dewayne Hendricks (Dandin Group USA) .. wireless activist and policy
commentator.

Dr. Onno Purbo (Rebelnet Indonesia) ..independent researcher and
instigator of a DIY wireless movement in indonesia that is responsible
for getting literally millions of indonesians online

Peter Bury (Ofcom UK) .. Ofcom's Director of Strategic Resources, with
responsibility for licensing radio frequencies for mobile
communications, fixed wireless broadband, sound broadcasting and
television.

William Webb (Ofcom UK) .. Head of R&D at Ofcom.

Gordon Adgey(Broadband 4 Devon UK) .. wireless pioneer of Buckfastleigh
Broadband, now involved in Broadband4Devon.

Peter Cochrane (Concept Labs UK) .. Ex Chief Technical of BT and a public
critic of the 3G autions.

Provocateur:

John Wilson (OpenSpectrumUK) .. broadband and communications policy
advocate, a co-founder of Arwain.net, and a member of the Wales
Broadband Stakeholder Group.

OpenSpectrumUK was convened in 2005 to co-ordinate a response to
Ofcom's Spectrum Framework Review. Open Spectrum UK argues for a
balance of the Commercial and the Public Interest in access to and use
of the radio Spectrum. Wireless Utopias 05 is supported by the Open
Society Institute and is part of the Wireless London season.

OpenSpectrumUK - convened by John Wilson and Julian Priest
http://openspectrum.org.uk





Mailout2- John's text

You are invited to:

+ Wireless Utopias 05: An Open Future for Spectrum? +
+ May 26th, 7-9pm at the Science Museum's Dana Centre, London +




NB to register:
The event is free but you need to register by mailing your request to
bookings@cybersalon.org . Registration is on a first come first served basis.
Places are strictly limited.




Please see http://cybersalon.org for venue details and
http://openspectrum.org.uk for more information.




Open Spectrum UK and Cybersalon host a unique debate on the future of
wireless communications and the strategic prospects for utilising the
radio spectrum.

The context for the event is the UK communications regulator Ofcom's
Spectrum Framework Review, which is exploring wide ranging changes to
the way radio spectrum is regulated in the UK.

We bring together a roundtable of international and UK experts and
regulators to explore the big issues of technology, regulation and
society. Audience Q & A will explore wireless utopias from the Open Market
to Open Spectrum.


+ Panel:

Michael Marcus (former FCC, USA) .. worked for the US regulator the FCC, helping
to create the unlicensed bands we use for WiFi, and was involved in the
recent FCC Spectrum Policy Task Force.

Dewayne Hendricks (Dandin Group, USA) .. wireless activist and policy
commentator.

Dr. Onno Purbo (Rebelnet Indonesia) ... independent researcher and
instigator of a DIY wireless movement in Indonesia that is responsible
for getting literally millions of Indonesians online

Peter Bury (Ofcom, UK) .. Ofcom's Director of Strategic Resources, with
responsibility for licensing radio frequencies for mobile
communications, fixed wireless broadband, sound broadcasting and
television.

William Webb (Ofcom, UK) .. Head of R&D at Ofcom.

Gordon Adgey(Broadband 4 Devon, UK) .. wireless pioneer of Buckfastleigh
Broadband, now involved in Broadband4Devon.

Peter Cochrane (Concept Labs, UK) .. former CTO of BT, technology visionary and a public
critic of the 3G autions.

+ Provocateur:
John Wilson (OpenSpectrumUK) ... broadband and communications policy
advocate, member of the Wales Broadband Stakeholder Group.

OpenSpectrumUK was convened in 2005 to co-ordinate a response to
Ofcom's Spectrum Framework Review. Open Spectrum UK argues for a
balance of the commercial and the public interest in access to and use
of the radio spectrum. Wireless Utopias 05 is supported by the Open
Society Institute and is part of the Wireless London season.

OpenSpectrumUK is convened by John Wilson and Julian Priest
http://openspectrum.org.uk


NB to register:
The event is free but you need to register by mailing your request to
bookings@cybersalon.org . Registration is on a first come first served basis.
Places are strictly limited.




Please see http://cybersalon.org for venue details and
http://openspectrum.org.uk for more information.

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