House CTO to Headline Upcoming Summit in Minneapolis

OK the good things seem to happen back home when I’m gone…

WHAT: Newly appointed Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra will be one of the 70 featured speakers at the National Civic Summit on July 16-17.
The summit opens at 9:00 a.m. on July 16 with a presentation by Target Corporation’s Vice President of Government Affairs and Sr. Public Affairs Officer Nate Garvis. The closing keynote entitled “Passionate Citizens: The Key to Minnesota’s Successful Recount,” will be delivered at 4:00 p.m. on July 17 by summit host, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie. This will be the first public presentation by Ritchie since the conclusion of Minnesota’s U.S. Senate election.

A complete listing of presentations is available online at

WHEN: National Civic Summit
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily
Event is free and open to the public
WHERE: Minneapolis Hilton
Minneapolis, Minn.

BACKGROUND: Active citizenship is the bedrock of our democracy. The National Civic Summit is a venue for hundreds of civic organizations from across the country to engage each other in conversations through presentations and workshops in an effort to best serve the public interest by addressing the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Ritchie teamed up with the Citizens League to host the National Civic Summit with major support provided by Target Corporation.

The summit immediately precedes the summer meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State hosted by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie in Minneapolis.

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

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