Global Spectrum Series

Details of 2013 Conference

The 3rd Annual Americas Spectrum Management Conference took place on the November 6 & 7, 2013 in Washington D.C. With over 180 delegates representing a host of stakeholders from across the region, the conference provided an interactive platform for discussion on the most pertinent issues and developments affecting spectrum management policies.


Sessions at the event focused on:


-An overview of expected upcoming release of spectrum in the region

-Incentive auctions design and structure – How will it work in practice? 

-Preferential allocation in spectrum awards – ensuring long term competition or undermining existing rights holders?

-Meeting the spectrum needs of the smart cities of the future and an increasingly data-hungry society

-Developing a spectrum strategy to relieve the capacity crunch

-Piecing together the patchwork – overcoming the challenge of LTE spectrum fragmentation  

-What options exist for finding additional spectrum capacity for mobile broadband

-Finding additional unlicensed spectrum – options and opportunities

-Increasing the efficiency of public safety and federal spectrum




“This conference is quickly becoming a key regional forum for idea sharing!”
- Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, FCC


 “Great conference! The mix of presenters, the quality of the presentations, the topics covered, as well as the overall organization, were outstanding.”
- Angela Maimo, Spectrum Strategy, Intelsat


“Great event! Excellent speakers and very well organized. All the spectrum trends and main issues completely covered.”
- Sonia Agnese, Legislation and Regulation Manager, Telecom Argentina




Please find a selection of photographs from the 2013 conference below-


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Wed 12 November, 2014 09.00 to
Thu 13 November, 2014 17.15




Washington Plaza Hotel

10 Thomas Cir NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States

Tel: +1 202-842-1300

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