Webinar April 19: Strategies for Broadband Adoption and Digital Inclusion in Rural Communities

Looks like a good session…

BroadbandUSA Webinar Series

Topic: BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations: Strategies for Broadband Adoption and Digital Inclusion in Rural Communities

Date: Wednesday, April 19 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

Overview: This webinar will focus on strategies to promote broadband adoption and digital inclusion in rural communities, highlighting the role of libraries and university extension programs. The speakers will discuss research findings on the effect of broadband adoption in rural economic development, as well as program strategies to facilitate digital inclusion, such as mobile-hotspot lending programs, community outreach and digital skills training. Click here to register.

Speakers: Dr. Brian Whitacre, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University; Dr. Bharat Mehra, Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee Knoxville; and Katie Hill, Director, Coffeyville (Kan.) Public Library. Emy Tseng, Senior Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA will facilitate the discussion.

 

Please pre-register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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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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