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Monday, April 1 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Closing the Digital Divide 101 for Local and State Elected Officials

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This workshop will cover digital equity and inclusion basics, ideas for supporting and launching local digital inclusion efforts, and ways to advocate for or implement policies to support digital inclusion and equity initiatives at the local, state, and federal level. The workshop is specifically designed for local and state elected officials and policy makers who desire to enhance their community and address inequities by closing the digital divide.

Moderators
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John Coggin

NC Rural Center

Speakers
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Tom Warshauer

Community Engagement Manager, City of Charlotte
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Emy Tseng

Senior Broadband Program Specialist, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Emy Tseng is a Senior Broadband Program Specialist with the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) BroadbandUSA program. Her policy and stakeholder engagement work focuses on expanding broadband access and adoption in underserved communities across the country... Read More →
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Jeffrey Sural

Director, Broadband Infrastructure Office, North Carolina Department of Information Technology
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Ed Blayney

Civic Technology Manager, Louisville Metro - DoIT
Smart Cities, Digital Inclusion Start-up, Computer Donation Programs, Low-cost internet sign-ups, bootstrap fundraising
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Braxton Winston

City of Charlotte
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Michelle Gibeault

University of Arkansas
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Amy Huffman

Research and Policy Specialist, North Carolina Department of Information Technology - Broadband Office
I'm the Research and Policy Specialist for the Broadband Infrastructure Office at the North Carolina Department of Information Technology. I lead our office's research, policy, and digital equity efforts.


Monday April 1, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Charlotte Branch 530 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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