CBAN Spring Forum

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CBAN Spring Forum

Join us for a discussion how to achieve digital equity through better broadband access, adoption, and affordability!

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Stoney Creek Hotel Des Moines - Johnston 5291 Stoney Creek Court Johnston, IA 50131

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About this event

  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Tentative Schedule

(details will be posted at as they are finalized)

1:00pm - Registration

1:30pm - Session 1 - Adoption: CBAN's Brianna Dillavou and Jon Willow offer an overview of efforts in Iowa and around the country to increase digital adoption through skills training and lowering the barriers to participating in the digital economy, including a Q&A on creating digital equity programs in your community.

2:15pm - Break

2:30pm - Session 2 - Access: As state planning grant deadlines approach, this session addresses community and provider concerns around improving broadband access, including the status and concerns of the newly released broadband maps.

3:15pm - Break

3:30pm - Session 3 - Affordability: Affordable access to broadband is an essential element to achieving digital equity. In this session we will discuss the opportunities and challenges of current programs designed to lower the economic barriers to broadband, especially the ACP.

4:15pm - Closing Remarks

4:30pm - Networking Reception: Network with our fellow Forum attendees and CBAN Associate Members while enjoying snacks and beverages!


You are welcome to participate in the CBAN Spring Forum as an attendee at no charge. Or, you may choose to become an EXHIBITOR or SPONSOR of the event to help CBAN offset the costs for the Forum! Visit the event registration page for more information, or contact Curtis Dean at