EVENT March 16: CoBank Broadband Symposium

Looks like a conference many readers might want to attend as part of MREA’s annual meeting

March 16, 2020 (M 8-4)
InterContinental Hotel, St. Paul

Other pre-conference:
NRECA BLC 918.1 Maximizing your grassroots strategy (Mon. March 16, 8:30-4:30)

Monday, March 16

7 am          Breakfast

8 am          Why are you here? Doran Dennis, CoBank

8:15 am     Understanding a feasibility study and the resulting business plan, TBD, Vantage Point

9:15 am     Deploying the right technology, TBD, NRTC

10 am        Break

10:30 am   The right products, the right people, the right pricing, the right promotion, TBD

11:15 pm   Funding your broadband project, Doran & Jonathan, CoBank/Conexon

12 pm        Lunch

1 pm          Business structures, legal and regulatory, Ty Thompson, NRECA

1:45 pm     Break

2:15 pm     Panel discussion, CEO panel.

3:15 pm     Partnering for success, NRECA

4 pm          Broadband operations, Randy Klindt, Conexon

5 pm          Meeting concludes


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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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