2013 Broadband Conference
The 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference
October 24, 2013
Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI
NEW! Conference Highlights
Plenary Session Presentations:
- Michael Finney, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
- Dr. Johannes Bauer, Michigan State University
- Steven Webster, Prima Civitas
Breakout Session Presentations:
- Mark Bahnson, Bloomingdale Telephone
- Erin Bruder, Medisphere powered by COMLINK, LLC
- Michael Dumont, Digital Works
- Tim Hall, Michigan Association of School Administrators
- Sean Higgins, Connected Nation Exchange (CNX)
- Stu Johnson, Connect Ohio
- Ric Kienbaum, Van Buren Independent School District
- Bill Rinehart, Hocking County (OH) CIC
- Rachel Smolinski, HARBOR, INC
- Bob Stewart, Frontier Communications
- Bruce Umpstead, Michigan Department of Education
- Scott Zimmer, Air Advantage
Broadband and technology are critical to positioning Michigan at the forefront of the digital economy. Connect Michigan, a non-profit organization tasked with facilitating the expansion of broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the state, will host a broadband and technology conference Thursday, October 24, 2013.
The 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference will bring together community leaders from education, libraries, economic development, local government, healthcare, and technology sectors to share and learn cross-collaborative best practices for expanding broadband and technology access, adoption, and use and move Michigan to the forefront of the digital economy.
What can you expect at the Broadband Conference?
Nationally recognized broadband and technology experts will join local leaders to provide attendees with best practices and insights into leveraging technology for improved community and economic development, education, healthcare, and workforce development. Actionable information and case studies will be provided to empower participants to work with local stakeholders and broadband providers in their communities to expand technology access, adoption, and use.
Who is the Target Audience for the Broadband Conference?
The target audience for the conference includes community leaders from local government and regional entities, libraries, community and economic development professionals, school technology leaders, and state agencies and organizations, community anchor institutions, business community, and technology providers, among others.
Have other questions? Contact Eric Frederick, Connect Michigan's Project Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.