EVENT June 21-22: Pew Broadband Access Summit

The Pew Charitable Trust is hosting a broadband event…

The Broadband Access Summit is a week away—bringing together top broadband experts, policy leaders, and government officials to discuss how we can make the most of our nations historic investments in broadband infrastructure.

“Defining ‘Internet for All’: What Does It Mean and How Do We Get There?”

Tuesday, June 21, 5 p.m. EDT

Alan Davidson is the Department of Commerce’s assistant secretary for communications and information, and administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. An internet policy expert with over 20 years of experience, Alan will walk us through the state of broadband policy and what is needed to move forward and achieve #InternetForAll.

Workshops are broken into the following tracks: planning and capacity building, partnering with intent, equity from the ground up, and solution sessions for pressing challenges.

Planned sessions include:
What’s in a plan? Moderator: Amy Huffman, National Digital Inclusion Alliance

Scoping a role for philanthropy. Moderator: Jenny Choi, Media Democracy Fund

Building partnerships with outcomes in mind.  Moderator: Francella Ochillo, Next Century Cities

Meaningful coordination between levels of government. Moderator: Tamarah Holmes, Office of Broadband, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

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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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