From: US Department of State
Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, is leading the U.S. delegation to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference, which takes place from October 20-November 7 in Busan, Republic of Korea.
Other members of the U.S. delegation include Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC Commissioner Michael O’Reilly, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva Pamela Hamamoto, State Department Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Lawrence E. Strickling, Dr. Andy Ozment Ozment, Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, Department of Homeland Security, and officials of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Defense.
The Plenipotentiary Conference is a three week, high-level policy conference held every four years with the goal of setting the ITU general policies, adopting four-year strategic and financial plans, and electing the ITU senior management team, members of Council, and members of the Radio Regulations Board.