EVENT April 15: RuralRISE Broadband Tech

Looks like an interesting conference…

RuralRISE Broadband Tech will spotlight resources, programs & solutions for affordable broadband in Rural America.

About this Event

RuralRISE Tech will be hosting a virtual Rural Broadband Summit on April 15. This virtual event will focus on:

Topics will include:

• Overview of Rural Digital Divide

• Fireside Chat: Successful State Programs and Innovative Partnerships

• Fireside Chat: Role of cooperatives in Rural Deployment: Cooperatives have been present in rural communities for years, how the movement to broadband offerings can assist in getting broadband to rural America

• Anchor Institutions (Schools, Hospitals and Libraries role in Rural Broadband

• Regional Digital Inclusion Planning.

• Community leaders working in rural communities sharing their success in advancing digital equity – via tech literacy, device access and affordable internet options.

• Actionable session focused on helping rural communities plan new fiber networks.

• 5 – Minute Quick Pitches – examples across rural America.

• Followed by a Networking/Social Hour

 

Draft Schedule available online.

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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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