Border to Border Broadband: Better Together – Registration is Open!
November 18-20, 2015
Minneapolis Marriott West
The Blandin Foundation and the Office of Broadband Development are pleased to invite you to participate in the November 18-20 conference, Border to Border Broadband: Better Together. Join community broadband champions, thought leaders and policy makers from across the state to recharge and celebrate our shared efforts to make border to border broadband come true for Minnesota.
This year, we are excited to welcome keynote speaker Susan Crawford.
Ms. Crawford is a professor at Harvard Law School and a co-director of the Berkman Center. She is the author of Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, co-author of The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance, and a contributor to Medium.com’s Backchannel.
Ms. Crawford served as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (2009) and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations. She also served as a member of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Advisory Council on Technology and Innovation and is now a member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Broadband Task Force. Ms. Crawford was formerly a (Visiting) Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at Harvard’s Kennedy School, a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, and a Professor at the University of Michigan Law School (2008-2010). As an academic, she teaches Internet law and communications law. Ms. Crawford received her B.A. and J.D. from Yale University, and makes her home in New York City and Cambridge, MA.
For more information about Ms. Crawford’s work see Susan Crawford has a broadband solution. Is Minnesota ready for it? on the Blandin on Broadband Blog.
Be part of the conversation. Connect. Learn. Recharge.