Free Webinar – : Statewide Strategies for Rural Digital Inclusion – July 18

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You are invited to join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations Webinar:

 Topic: Statewide Strategies for Rural Digital Inclusion

 

Date:   Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time:  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET

 

Overview: This month, the BroadbandUSA webinar will focus on statewide strategies to promote broadband adoption and use in rural communities. Speakers will highlight the role of state governments, libraries and university extension programs in planning and executing these strategies. The speakers will also discuss the role of broadband adoption in rural economic and workforce development, as well as approaches to facilitate broadband use and improve digital skills.

 

Speakers:

 

  • Rachel Welborn, Associate Director, Southern Rural Development Center
  • Amy Huffman, Research and Policy Specialist, The Broadband Infrastructure Office, North Carolina Department of Information Technology
  • Susan McVey, Director, Oklahoma Department of Libraries
  • Moderator: Emy Tseng, Senior Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, NTIA

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

Want to access past Practical Broadband Conversations webinars? Visit our webinar archives for past presentations, transcripts and audio recordings.

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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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