CEA to Honor Coburn, Eshoo as Digital Patriots
TheConsumer Electronics Association will honor two lawmakers, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) at this year's Digital Patriots Dinner in Washington, CEA announced Monday.
Joining the lawmakers as honorees will be Dr. Robert E. Kahn, chairman, CEO and president of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI). The dinner will take place at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington on May 11, the day after the CES on the Hill event at Eastern Market.
CEA presented FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and the other four current FCC commissioners with Digital Patriots awards during International CES in January, in recognition of their role in the creation of the National Broadband Plan.