Maine West Broadband Summit
Time & Location
About the Event
Join local and statewide leaders to learn about strategies and opportunities to improve high speed internet access in your community. Click here to register or learn more.
Zoom link will be provided
This event is organized by the Maine West initiative with leadership by Community Concepts Finance Corporation and the Northern Forest Center, and in partnership with the Maine Broadband Coalition and the ConnectMaine Authority.
Working Agenda includes:
• Maine West Broadband Action Updates – How are local communities expanding broadband infrastructure and digital inclusion in the Maine West region: rural infrastructure, downtown hotspots, public internet access, remote student learning
• Broadband Investment Bond Referendum, July 14 – Why is state support for high speed internet service important and how can you support the referendum campaign: Andrew Butcher, Maine Broadband Coalition; Nick Battista, Island Institute
• Community Readiness & Next Steps for the Maine West Region – How can you help expand internet access and adoption – technical assistance for community broadband committees: Mia Purcell, Community Concepts Finance Corporation; Mike Wilson, Northern Forest Center; Peggy Schaffer, ConnectMaine Authority