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Net Neutrality: What's Real and What's Next

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WeWork University Park

3300 North Interstate Highway 35

7th floor

Austin, TX 78705

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In December, the FCC repealed net neutrality regulations. How will this affect Austin's tech sector? What do experts think?

Hear first from Dr. Prabhudev Konana as he breaks down what's real, what's not, and what's next in the debate over net neutrality. Then hear ATA Advisory Board member Chelsea Collier talk about the importance of engaging in important civic conversations like net neutrality and other policy issues.

Refreshments served!

About Dr. Prabhudev Konana

Dr. Prabhudev Konana is Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation, William H. Seay Centennial Professor of Information Management, and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin. He is the former chairperson of the Department of the Information, Risk, and Operations Management and founded the MS in Business Analytics program and MS in Information Technology & Management at McCombs. He graduated with an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1991 and 1995, respectively. Prabhudev received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, and his research is supported by grants from NSF, IBM, Intel, and Dell.

About Chelsea Collier

Chelsea fosters collaboration between public and private sectors to create smarter cities and more connected communities. She is the Founder of Digi.City, Editor-At-Large for Smart City Connect, and Co-Founder of Impact Hub Austin. She is a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow and has contributed to Inc.com, Venture Beat, Chicago Tribune, and dozens of other publications.

Chelsea is on the Advisory Council for St Edwards’ University Business School, the Austin Tech Alliance, and the Austin Forum.

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ATA member company WeWork is hosting the evening's discussion.

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There is a parking garage attached to the building that is free for guests. WeWork's space is located on the 7th floor – but guests will need to take the garage elevators to the lobby and then the building elevators to the 7th floor.

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3300 North Interstate Highway 35

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Austin, TX 78705

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