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Who Should Attend

All broadband stakeholders in the state.  Event sessions will be designed for those at an early stage AND advanced stage of knowledge and readiness.

 

This includes: 

County administrators;  emergency management agencies; Economic Development Districts; municipalities, utility districts, regional chambers of commerce, healthcare providers, libraries; school boards / superintendents, institutions of higher learning, community members, elected officials, philanthropies, IT professionals, policy wonks, and Bill Murray (yes that one).  

What To Expect

  • Conversations with Connectivity Guru - Susan Crawford 

  • A deep dive on Inclusive Innovation amidst Digital Transformation
  • A focus on Impact Investing and diverse capital stacks

  • guidance on effective planning and elements of regional standardization 

  • Meeting the new Maine Connectivity Authority

  • Arm wrestling for Federal Funds

How To RSVP

Please register here:  The event will be virtual in 2021 - and is split across the afternoon of Nov. 18th and the morning of Nov. 19th. 

Agenda

Thursday will include a keynote presentation followed by two plenary panel sessions all on ONE link.

Friday will include a keynote presentation followed by two blocks of concurrent sessions on THREE separate Zoom links.

The zoom links can be found on the agenda below.

Zoom link for Welcome and Keynote speeches on Thursday and Friday: https://tinyurl.com/MBCSummit1

Sponsors

Keynote Sponsor

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Technology Sponsor

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Backbone Sponsor

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Middle-Mile Sponsor

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Last-Mile Sponsor

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Planning and Production Sponsor

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