Connect My Louisiana Broadband Summit

David Woerner  |  8/7/2012 1:27:05 AM

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Connect My Louisiana Broadband Summit
October 11-12, 2012

DeWitt Livestock Facility
Dean Lee Research & Extension Center
Alexandria, Louisiana


The Connect My Louisiana Broadband Summit will feature success stories, vendors and educational modules from our outreach efforts that build awareness and educate the citizens of Louisiana about broadband. It is critical that all citizens have broadband access to grow economy, develop communities and educate people in Louisiana to their full potential.

Speakers and Topics

Keynote Speaker - Jim Clinton, CEO of Cenla Advantage Partnership
Cenla Advantage Partnership, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating more and better economic opportunities in central Louisiana.


Jerome Day  - Consulting Engineering Program Director for Calix
Title of Speech: Fiber To the Home: Pathway to Ultra-Broadband
Jerome Day supports consultants and consulting engineers throughout North America by ensuring they have the most current information about Calix’s Unified Broadband Access Solutions.

Jason Chisolm - Mayor of Olla, La.
Topic: The adoption of Social Media on the rural town of Olla, La  
Heather Smoak Urena – Executive Director Kisatchie-Delta Planning Development District, Inc.
Topic: The Kisatchie Delta/ North Delta Project

Bobbie Decote - Broadband User and Small Business Owner From Possum Point, La.
Topic: Petition for Broadband – Bobbie will discuss her journey to get broadband in her area
Kristen VanDanven - Vice President of Cross Keys Bank
Topic: E-Banking in Rural Louisiana

Registration

Registration for the Connect My Louisiana Broadband Summit is $25 per person conference fee. This includes lunch and reception on October 11th. If you plan on going to the reception please select "Broadband Summit and Vendor Reception (we need a head count). There is no additional charge to attend the reception. Online registration is now open.  Click Here to Register!

Schedule

Broadband Summit

October 11, 2012

9 a.m. Registration
10 a.m.     Welcome and Speakers
12 p.m. Lunch furnished by Connect My Louisiana
1:45 p.m.  Breakout Sessions and Speakers
4 p.m.   Adjourn
4:15 p.m. Reception (included in conference fee)

October 12, 2012

9 a.m.     Broadband Success Stories
9:45 a.m.     Report on the Types of Broadband
11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks
12 p.m.     Adjourn

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