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Bridging The Digital Divide Conference Canada

June 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - June 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm ADT

Canada’s Rural & Remote Broadband Conference Series

A two day event featuring community, government and industry stakeholders addressing the challenges of rural broadband and options to address the gaps – especially in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 8th
(all times Eastern Standard Time)

11:00am – 11:10am
Conference Introductions and Overview Amedeo Bernardi, Conference Founder

11:10am –11:20am
KEYNOTE: COVID-19 and Why Addressing the Rural Digital Divide Matters More than Ever

11:20am – 11:30am
Fireside Chat with Minister Monsef

11:35am – 12:35pm
Panel: Government’s Role in Addressing the Challenges of the Rural Digital Divide

12:35pm – 1:00pm
BREAK

1:00pm –1:55pm
Panel: First Nations Broadband Connectivity

2:00pm – 2:55pm
Panel: Economic Realities of Funding Rural Projects

2:55pm – 3:05pm
Day 1 Closing Remarks Amedeo Bernardi

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
(all times Eastern Standard Time)

11:00am – 11:15am
Conference Day 2 Introductions and Overview Amedeo Bernardi, Conference Founder

11:15am – 12:10pm
Panel: Rural Community Broadband Models

12:10pm – 12:35pm
The Promise of Technology and the Next Big Thing

12:35pm –1:00pm
BREAK

1:00pm –1:55pm
Panel: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Lessons

2:00pm – 2:55pm
Panel: Measuring and Assessing a Rural Project’s Technical Viability

2:55pm – 3:05pm
Conference Closing Remarks Amedeo Bernardi, Conference Founder

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Start:
June 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am ADT
End:
June 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm ADT
Event Category:
https://bridgingthedigitaldivide.ca/

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