State Efforts to Expand Broadband Access
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
Monday, December 15, 2008
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. EST
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (the NGA Center), in partnership with the Alliance for Public Technology (APT), is pleased to announce a web cast addressing state efforts to expand broadband access. We encourage you to pass this invitation along to your colleagues who might be interested in this event.
This webcast will provide an overview of state initiatives and ask individual states to outline their approach to expanding broadband access. This web cast will feature:
Overview of State Initiatives from the NGA Center and the Alliance for Public Technology
Michael Ramage, Executive Director, Connected Tennessee
Mr. Ramage will provide an overview of Connected Tennessee and how the program is developing strategies for broadband deployment.
Karen Jackson, Director, Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Commonwealth of Virginia
Ms. Jackson will discuss Virginia's broadband deployment strategy and its use in several applications, including teleworking.
Viewers are encouraged to email in questions both prior to and during the live event, and the webcast recording will be posted for future viewing. More resources related to the webcast presentations will be posted prior to the event on the event website.