Broadband Communities

Show Guide 2018

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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8 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor AGENDA AT A GLANCE 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm GENERAL SESSION (Grand Ballroom A) Austin Puts Its Gigabits to Work Media artists, educators, social activists and librarians are among those in the Austin community taking advantage of gigabit connectivity. Hear from beneficiaries of gigabit speed internet on how they're capitalizing on their newfound bandwidth. Moderator: Rondella Hawkins – Officer, Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs, City of Austin, TX Presenter: Monet Munoz – Program Director, YWCA Greater Austin Roosevelt Weeks – Director of Libraries, City of Austin Doug Gray – Station Manager, Austin Public John Kohlmorgan – Director of Network Systems, Austin Independent School District Rebecca Frost Davis – Director, Instructional and Emerging Technology, St. Edwards University MULTIFAMILY TRACK (Grand Ballroom A) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRACK (Grand Ballroom B) RURAL BROADBAND TRACK (Wedgewood Ballroom) 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm IoT: How To's and Risks – Hackable Apartments Blue Ribbon Panel: Kicking Off the Economic Development Program County-Level Economic Development: A Key to Rural Broadband Progress 4:10 pm – 5:00 pm IoT: A Walk Through How One Community Is Doing It Minnesota Busts the "Broadband is Too Expensive" Myth What digiLEARN in School Today? 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Opens – Refreshments (Rio Grande Hall) 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Opening Night Cocktail Reception (Gazebo & Trinity Patio) Join Us for the "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" Party (Flip flops and island wear welcome) Sponsored by AT&T WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open (Atrium Foyer) 7:30 am – 8:00 am EDITOR'S CHOICE TRACK – Breakfast and Program (Glass Oaks Room) Connecting the Unconnected Presenter: Haruo Okamura – Visiting Professor, Waseda University 8:00 am – 8:50 am MULTIFAMILY TRACK (Brazos Room) Owner / Legal Roundtable Closed forum for owners and owner lawyers only. MULTIFAMILY TRACK (Glass Oaks Room) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRACK (Grand Ballroom B) RURAL BROADBAND TRACK (Wedgewood Ballroom) 8:00 am – 8:50 am Providers Roundtable Future of Work: Policies that Work Case Studies: How Economic Growth Is the Payoff for Driving Local Broadband Demand 9:00 am – 9:50 am Access Control Future of Work Continued: How to Use Your Network to Become a Hub for Remote Work How to Get Robust Rural Broadband 10:00 am – 10:50 am 10:00 am – 11:20 am MDU Legal Leaders (Glass Oaks Room) New Developments in Partnerships Healthcare: Broadband-Enabled Transformation

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