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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.