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October 2019 Webinar: Broadband’s Role in Revitalizing Main Street

Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Region: Online
Location: Online
Type Of Event: Webinar

Description: Broadband connectivity helps to ensure that local communities are vibrant and successful. In parts of the country that are not fully connected, some communities are creating partnerships with local businesses, health organizations, schools and art groups to solve these challenges. These innovative partnerships leverage existing assets to build new opportunities. Join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA to hear case studies of models that are working to successfully connect Main Street in underserved areas.

Speakers:

  • Michael W. Burns, Senior Advisor to the Regional Administrator, EPA Region 4/CUPP Program Manager
  • Mona El Khafif, Associate Professor, UVA School of Architecture, RCN Co-Director MainStreet21
  • Tho Nguyen, PhD, Co-Director MainStreet21, Senior Research Program Officer, University of Virginia
  • Fletcher Kittredge, CEO, GWI