COG to Host Region's First Broadband Forum

Oct 18, 2006

What:       Regional Broadband Forum
Where:    COG Board Room (click here for directions)
When:      October 30, 2006
                  9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

On October 30, COG will host a Regional Broadband Forum, a collaborative discussion about the role of government in broadband technologies. The purpose of the forum is to discuss what the metropolitan Washington region should do about broadband, as well as educate participants about current activities in this region and across the country. This event is open to the public, so please click here to register.

8:30 a.m. - 9:00a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00a.m. - 9:15a.m.Welcome and Introductions
9:15a.m. - 10:00a.m.Morning Keynote
James Baller
Senior Principal
The Baller Herbst Law Group, P.C.
10:00a.m. - 10:15a.m.Break
10:15a.m. - 11:00a.m.Morning Breakout Session
SWOT Analysis of Municipal Broadband
11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.Conclusion of Breakout Session
12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.Lunch and Afternoon Keynote
Tony Perez
Director, Office of Broadband Communications
City of Seattle, Washington
1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.Town Hall Meeting: Municipal Broadband Next Steps
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