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Auction 31

Upper 700 MHz Band



Bidder Seminar

July 24, 2000
  
8:30 a.m. Registration
  
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
 
Gerald Vaughan, Deputy Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Louis Sigalos, Deputy Chief, Auctions Industry Analysis Division
   
9:40 a.m. Panel on Auction Bidding Process and Software
  
 
Package Bidding – Why and Why Now?
Walt Strack, Chief Economist, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
  
 
FCC Remote Bidding System
Karen Wrege, Software Development, Auction & Industry Analysis Division
Joel Rabinovitz, Attorney, Auctions Legal Branch
  
 
Questions & Answers on Combinatorial Package Bidding Rules
Gerald Vaughan, Deputy Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Evan Kwerel, Senior Economist, Office of Plans and Policy
Walt Strack, Chief Economist, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Karen Wrege, Software Development, Auction & Industry Analysis Division
Joel Rabinovitz, Attorney, Auctions Legal Branch
  
Break for Lunch
 
   
 1:40 p.m. Update on Legal & Technical Issues
  
 
Overview of 700 MHz Service Rules
Stan Wiggins, Senior Attorney, Policy Division
Marty Liebman, Senior Engineer, Policy Division
Joel Rabinovitz, Attorney, Auctions Legal Branch
Shaun Maher, Attorney, Video Services Division, Mass Media Bureau
  
 
Question & Answer Session for Panel
  
Brief Break
 
  
3:00 p.m. Panel on Auction Rules and Payment Procedures
  
 
Pre-Auction Procedures
Louis Sigalos, Deputy Chief, Auctions & Industry Analysis Division
  
 
Overview of Pre-Auction Rules & Electronic Filing Form 175
Howard Davenport, Attorney, Auctions Legal Branch
Craig Bomberger, Wireless Telecom. Analyst, Auctions Operations Branch
  
 
Wire Transfer & Payment Process
Gail Glasser, Financial Management Specialist, Auctions Accounting Group
  
 
Question & Answer Session for Panel
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