Minnesota Broadband Task Force Aug 17 Agenda: Digital Inclusion

I will be there to take notes – but for folks who are able to make it…

Governor’s Task Force on Broadband
August 17, 2016
Minnesota Senate Office Building-Room 2308
95 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55155
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • 10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. Introductions, Approval of Minutes, Public Comments
  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Update from the Office of Broadband Development (OBD)
  • 10:30 a.m. — 11:15 a.m. National Digital Inclusion Alliance – Angela Siefer, Director
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Providers Discuss Discounted Broadband Offerings
    Comcast: Meredith Moore Crosby, Director of Community Investment
    Midco: Dan Nelson, Director of Governmental Affairs
    Sjoberg’s: Dick Sjoberg, President
  • 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Commodification of Broadband and Long-Term Implications on Affordability
    BEVCOMM: Jim Beattie
  • 12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Overview of Federal Lifeline Reform—Shannon Heim, Dykema
  • 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Education Perspective on Broadband Affordability – Marc Johnson, East Central Minnesota Education Cable Cooperative (ECMECC)
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Task Force Discussion on Affordability and Recommendations
  • 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Update from Subcommittees
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wrap Up, Plans for September Meeting, Adjourn
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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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