North State Connected: Broadband for Rural Communities
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
1400 Numa Rd (Community Church)
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
Dr. Kevin Trutna, Superintendent/President, Feather River College
$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).