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Week 3: October 19-23

Monday, October 19

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Creative Connections via Interactive Zoom Programming with Maria Genné, Parker Genné, Lynnea Doublette, and Cristopher Anderson, Kairos Alive!

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: What You Should Expect From Your Broadband Provider by Kristi Westbrock, CTC

Tuesday, October 20

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Office of Broadband Development Overview of Interactive Map of Broadband Deployment with Diane Wells, Minnesota Office of Broadband Development

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Rights of Way Management for Efficient Fiber Deployment by Ken Demlow, HR Green

Wednesday, October 21

9:15 – 10:00 am     Smaller Places, Bigger Opportunities presentation from the ICF Virtual Summit | Register here
Registration is required. Blandin Conference participants are invited to join the ICF Summit at 9:00 am and stay through the morning.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Telehealth: The Pandemic Shift by Mary DeVany, Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Conducting Feasibility Studies by Mark Mrla, Finley Engineering

Thursday, October 22

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Partnership for a ConnectedMN

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Creative Partnerships in Cooperative Broadband by Kristy Szabo, VantagePoint

Friday, October 23

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Book Club: Thank You for Being Late by Tom Friedman
Hosted by Global Minnesota (separate registration required)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) AmeriCorps program by Joel Krogstad, CTEP Program Director (After noon we invite you to stay on and offer feedback on the conference so far.)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Federal Broadband Funding Overview by Jessica Zufolo, Magellan

Annual Conference 2020
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