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Show Guide 2019

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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34 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2019 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS Antonia Castro-Graham Assistant to the City Manager; Energy and Sustainability Manager City of Huntington Beach, California Castro-Graham oversees a variety of administrative programs, including the city's Citizen Academy, intergovernmental relations and all environmental and sustainability related programs. She has secured millions of dollars in grant funds for Huntington Beach and recently partnered with the University of California, Irvine and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to create an advanced energy community in a disadvantaged area of the city. Castro-Graham holds a B.A. in political science and American studies, an MPA with a concentration in public finance and a master's degree in sustainability from Arizona State University. She teaches courses focused on sustainability at California State University, Fullerton and Irvine Valley College, recently had a case study published in the book "Sustainable World: Approaches to Analyzing & Resolving Wicked Problems," and was selected the 2018 Arizona State University School of Sustainability Alumnus of the Year. Gordon Caverly, RCDD, CWNA Regional Vice President Mid-State Consultants Mid-State is a full-service telecommunications engineering company with eight regional offices throughout the United States. Caverly has more than 30 years in the telecommunications field and has presented at several industry meetings on multiple technology topics and strategies. He has a degree in electronic technology and is a registered communications distribution designer. Milton Chen, Ph.D. Founder and CEO VSee and This American Doc Chen is founder and CEO of VSee and This American Doc, the only video telehealth software good enough for NASA and the way astronauts visit their doctors every day. VSee supports 1500-plus customers, including all three of the biggest health care systems in the United States: HCA, Trinity, and Ascension. VSee investors include Salesforce. com, IQT and the National Science Foundation. VSee users include Hillary Clinton, Angelina Jolie, the rock band Linkin Park and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. Chen earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University on the design of video collaboration and co-authored the XMPP video standard (XMPP is used by Google Talk and Facebook Chat). He has also worked in numerous refugee camps and deployed telemedicine in Iraq and Syria. Drew Clark Chairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com President, Rural Telecommunications Congress Drew Clark works with cities, special districts and private companies on planning, financing and coordinating efforts to construct broadband infrastructure and deploy smart city applications. An early advocate of enhanced broadband for all, he advises municipal and rural clients on legal and policy options for building networks. He is also president of the Rural Telecommunications Congress, which supports statewide broadband planning, investing in next-generation infrastructure and teaching individuals and organizations that using broadband effectively is easy. Clark earned his BA (with honors) in philosophy and economics from Swarthmore College, his M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He has written widely on the politics of technology, entertainment and telecommunications. FEATURED SPEAKER FEATURED SPEAKER

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