‘CES On Hill,' Patriots Dinner Set For May

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Washington - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has set its annual CES on the Hill event for May 10 and its Digital Patriots Dinner on May 11, here.

CES on the Hill, produced by the CEA, is scheduled for May 10 at Eastern Market in Washington, D.C., and provides a first-hand look at some of the new technologies at the center of today's policy debates, the association said. This event will showcase and demonstrate the top policy issues and challenges affecting the consumer electronics industry, such as mobile broadband, accessibility, safe driving and sustainability.

Among the companies exhibiting are: American Automation & Communications; Audiovox; Best Buy; Digital Stream (RCA); Distracted Driving Safety Alliance; Dolby Laboratories; Ford Motor Company; Global Security Systems, LLC; Google; HTC; Kodak; Mobileye; Motorola Mobility; NAVTEQ; Panasonic; Qualcomm; Research In Motion; Samsung Electronics of America; Sony Electronics; and Syncbak.

The seventh annual Digital Patriots Dinner, scheduled May 11, will honor Sen. Tom A. Coburn, M.D. (R-Okla.) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) for their unwavering support of technology innovation. They will join Dr. Robert E. Kahn, chairman, CEO and president of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), in receiving their awards.

The schedules for each event are as follows:

CES on the Hill

, Tuesday, May 10, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Market, Capitol Hill;

Digital Patriots Dinner

, Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW.

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