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Digital Inclusion Summit

March 01, 2017 San Antonio

Event partners: San Antonio Housing Authority, San Antonio Public Library, City of San Antonio, ConnectHome, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, SA2020, National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Maestro Entrepreneur Center, Goodwill San Antonio, Google Fiber, Nonprofit Technology Network, Geekdom, EveryoneOn

Access to broadband has become an essential component of economic mobility, yet there is a significant digital divide in many underserved communities. This summit brought together local government agencies, nonprofits, technology companies and STEM organizations to examine this issue and discuss collaborative approaches for digital inclusion and equity. Exhibit booths featured local and national organizations working to close the digital divide.

Featured Speakers

  • Mayor Ivy Taylor, City of San Antonio
  • Jordana Barton, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch
  • Joanne Hovis, CTC Technology and Energy
  • Deb Socia, Next Century Cities
  • Angela Siefer, National Digital Inclusion Alliance

Agenda

March 1, 2017
8:00 a.m. Sign-in and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Morning Kickoff with Mayor Taylor
9:00 a.m. Digital Equity and Economic Mobility
10:30 a.m. Quality High-Speed Home Broadband for All
Noon Lunch and Lightning Round
1:00 p.m. Tackling the Digital Skills Gap: Notes from the Field
2:15 p.m. Collaborative Approaches to Solving the Digital Inclusion Challenge
3:30 p.m. Office Hours and Lobby Showcase with Digital Inclusion Thought Leaders


For More Information

Email Jordana Barton with any questions.