Save the Date! CBAN's 2023 Spring Forum

When: April 4, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Where: Stoney Creek Hotel | 5291 Stoney Creek Court Johnston, IA 50131 (map)

Overview

As the national conversation around broadband evolves, the dialog is being increasingly framed around three pillars of success - Access, Affordability, and Adoption. Our Spring Forum is an opportunity for conversation around each of these and what they mean for you.

Spring Forum Tentative Schedule

1:00pm - Registration

1:30pm - Session 1 - Adoption: CBAN's Brianna Dillavou and Jon Willow offer an overview of efforts in Iowa and around the country to increase digital adoption through skills training and lowering the barriers to participating in the digital economy, including a Q&A on creating digital equity programs in your community.

2:15pm - Break

2:30pm - Session 2 - Access: Access: As state planning grant deadlines approach, this session addresses community and provider concerns around improving broadband access, including the status and concerns of the newly released broadband maps.

3:15pm - Break

3:30pm - Session 3 - Affordability: Affordable access to broadband is an essential element to achieving digital equity. In this session we will discuss programs designed to lower the economic barriers to broadband.

4:15pm - Closing Remarks

4:30pm - Networking Reception: Network with our fellow Forum attendees and CBAN Associate Members while enjoying snacks and beverages!

FOR OUR CBAN ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

You are welcome to participate in the CBAN Spring Forum as an attendee at no charge. Or, you may choose to become an EXHIBITOR or SPONSOR of the event to help CBAN offset the costs for the Forum! Visit the event registration page for more information, or contact Curtis Dean at cdean@broadbandaction.com.

CBAN members are always encouraged to suggest or contribute events, provided they are open to the public and of general interest to the broadband community. Please contact us with your event submission.