2019 Fall Regional Economic Summit—October 2, 2019

North State Connected: Broadband for Rural Communities

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
1400 Numa Rd (Community Church)
Susanville, California 

Efficient ​Broadband ​internet ​service ​is ​critical ​to ​industry ​and ​the ​economy. ​Join us on October 2nd for this important event.  Program will ​include ​an ​overview ​of ​the ​State ​of ​the ​Region, ​ ​partnership ​updates ​from ​industry, ​government, ​education, ​health ​care, ​public ​safety ​and ​workforce ​development, ​​Plus! ​ ​"Toolkit" ​for ​effective ​broadband ​implementation ​for ​community ​leaders ​(Policy ​development, ​Master ​Leases, ​Funding ​Sources, ​etc.) ​and ​Q&A ​session ​with ​the ​experts. 

Guest ​Speakers ​include, ​but ​not ​limited ​to: 

Opening remarks from Senator Brian Dahle's office
Adam ​McElvain, ​City ​of ​Redding ​Vice-Mayor 
California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) representative Abby Browning
Steve ​Blum, ​Tellus ​Venture ​Associates ​and ​Manager, ​Central ​Coast ​Broadband ​Consortium
David ​Espinoza, ​Manager, ​Northeastern ​and ​Upstate ​California ​Connect ​Broadband ​Consortia 
Alliance for Workforce Development representative

$35 registration includes lunch.
Register now at www.regonline.com/northstateconnected

Hosted ​by ​the ​Center ​for ​Economic ​Development ​at ​CSU, ​Chico. 
Supported ​in ​part ​by: ​Sierra Pacific Foundation, Rabobank, ​California ​Manufacturing ​Technology ​Consulting ​(CMTC), ​Shasta ​College, ​Merchants ​Bank ​of ​Commerce ​and ​Rural ​County ​Representatives ​of ​California ​(RCRC).