2013 Michigan Broadband Conference
Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
East Lansing, MI
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 Summit?
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 Summit?
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.
When & Where
As the designated entity for broadband mapping and planning in the state of Michigan, Connect Michigan is a public-private partnership between the Michigan Public Service Commission and Connected Nation to work with local governments, businesses, and citizens in the goal of increasing broadband service in the state’s underserved areas. For more information about what Connect Michigan is doing to accelerate technology in Michigan’s communities, visit www.connectmi.org.