Ultra High-Speed Task Force meeting March 20

The agenda is out for the Task Force meeting next Friday. I’ll be there taking notes. It seems as if more folks are chiming in with public comments; so if you’ve got something to say you should come on down.

Friday, March 20, 2009
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Video Conference Locations – See below

9:30 – 9:50 Opening comments; review meeting agenda; Approve meeting minutes from February 20th meeting; Stimulus package update

9:50 – 10:00 Public comments, other correspondence and website comments

10:00 – 12:00 Includes break Health Care Panel – Mary Ellen Wells, Moderator

  • Stuart Speedie, Professor, U of M Medical School, Health Informatics
  • Karen Welle, Asst Director, MN Dept of Health, Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
  • Maureen Ideker, Rice Memorial Hospital, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Steve Mulder, Hutchinson Area Health Care Director of Quality and Clinical Services
  • Joe Schindler, MN Hospital Association
  • Mark Schmidt, SISU Chief Information Officer

12:00 – 12:30 Break for Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 Includes Q&A Economic Development Factors Related to Broadband Penetration

  • Bob Isaacson, Director of Analysis and Research for the Dept of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

1:30 – 2:15 Discuss and Progress on the Task Force Values

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 2:45 Writing assignment

2:45 – 3:00 Plans for upcoming meetings (reference Planning Calendar)

  • Greater MN meetings
  • April meeting topics
    • High Tech & Business User Panel – Mike O’Connor, Steve Cawley, John Stanoch
    • Rey Ramsey – “One Economy” speaker – Dick Sjoberg
    • Bernadine Joselyn – Blandin Foundation
  • May meeting – working session

3:00 Adjourn

Info on Remote Locations

Friday, March 20, 2009
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
COMET/METNET help desk @ 888-345-1727 or Lee Sutton @ 507-317-1031 (cell)

  1. Inver Hills Community College – Inver Grove Heights
    2500 East 80th Street, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (HH-203 Heritage Hall) – New room location
    Driving Directions: http://www.inverhills.edu/maps/index.aspx
    Campus Map: http://www.inverhills.edu/Maps/MapsCampus.aspx
  2. NEAT – Northeast Duluth
    Lake Superior College, 2101 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN 55811
    Driving Directions: http://www.lsc.cc.mn.us/CampusMaps/driving.cfm
    Room Map: http://www.lsc.cc.mn.us/CampusMaps/Maps1.pdf 
  3. NETS – Northwest Crookston
    University of Minnesota – Crookston, 2900 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716
    (SCC-106 Sahlstrom Conference Center)
    Driving Directions: http://www.umcrookston.edu/info/tours/images/inset3.gif
    Campus Map: http://www.umcrookston.edu/info/tours/documents/UMC_Campus_Map_Fall_2006.pdf 
  4. CMDLN – Central St. Cloud
    St. Cloud State University, 720 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
    (CH-106 Centennial Hall)
    Driving Directions and Campus Map: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/campusmap/default.asp?d=mapParking
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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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