Post-Conference and Extra-Conference Events

The 2011 broadband conference ended with a couple of post-conference sessions. A couple of the vendors gave Broadband 101 Product Demonstrations (thank you Calix, KPG Logistics, MP Nexlevel, CSI Digital and Power & Tel) and Ben Damman spoke about Duluth’s experience attracting Google attention in the question for the Google Gig. The MIRC communities met with Robert Bell to talk about Intelligent Communities. Throughout the conference PCs for People refurbished computers for attendees to bring back to their hometowns to donate to local folks in need. You can learn more from Casey Sorenson below:

It was a nice cap to what I heard several people say it was the best broadband conference yet!

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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