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Annual Conference 2020

Online · October 6-29


Join us this October as we present a month of virtual programming around broadband access, adoption, policy, and more! We’ve all seen over this past year increased recognition that broadband access for all is pivotal to education, work, recreation and social engagement, and civic participation. Broadband access and the skills to use it is indeed more important than ever.

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Be sure to check out the Schedule and Resources section below – think of it as your online conference program.

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From the Blandin on Broadband Blog

Broadband 2020: Broadband 101: Rights of Way Management for Efficient Fiber Deployment by Ken Demlow, HR Green

Oct 20

Thanks to Ken for his expertise. He laid out a 7-step process for broadband deployment focusing on rights of way in a way that helps communities recognize the value of the rights or way. Broadband 101: Rights of Way Management … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: Digital Office Hours: Office of Broadband Development Overview of Interactive Map of Broadband Deployment with Diane Wells, Minnesota Office of Broadband

Oct 20

Thanks to everyone who attended. We got a helpful tour of the Office of Broadband Development interactive broadband map from the person who probably uses it most – Diane Wells. With the tour, we got a glimpse of the advice … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: What You Should Expect From Your Broadband Provider by Kristi Westbrock, CTC

Oct 19

Great to hear from Kristi Westbrock at CTC, always a good partner and right before their big celebration for their recent ReConnect award. What You Should Expect From Your Broadband Provider by Kristi Westbrock, CTC Kristi Westbrock is the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager at … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: Digital Office Hours: Creative Connections via Interactive Zoom Programming with Maria Genné, Parker Genné, and Lynnea Doublette, Kairos Alive!

Oct 19

Thanks to all who joined us. It was fun to get in a little movement – but also to hear about techniques for getting everyone involved, including the 55+ white males. Creative Connections via Interactive Zoom Programming with Maria Genné, Parker … Continue reading

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