Universal Broadband: Access for All Americans

Internet Innovation Alliance
Thursday, December 10, 2009
8:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Newseum, 8th Floor

The Symposium will:

  • Examine the opportunities and advantages broadband Internet brings to education, job searching, creation and training, health care, community building, entertainment and civic participation.
  • Address wireless Internet as a bridge over the digital divide, the benefits of online content for minority communities, and the economic impacts of broadband deployment.
  • Discuss the future of broadband technology and the likely impact of government actions to promote or diminish broadband deployment and adoption.


Cornell Belcher,
President, Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies

Fabián Núñez,
Former Speaker, California State Assembly

Rey Ramsey,
CEO, One Economy Corporation

Marcia Thomas-Brown
Program Manager, Summit Health Institute for Research and Education

Derek Douglas,
Special Assistant to the President for Urban Affairs

Valerie Fast Horse,
IT Director, Coeur D'Alene Tribe

Karen Finney,
Democratic Consultant

Brian Foley,
Interim Provost, Medical Education Campus, Northern Virginia Community College

Dr. Joseph P. Fuhr,
Professor of Economics, Widener University and Senior Fellow, American Consumer Institute

Jeff Johnson,
Managing Editor and Chief Correspondent for The Truth with Jeff Johnson

Dr. Elaine Kamarck,
Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Jimmy Lynn,
Managing Partner at JLynn Associates

Maria Teresa Petersen,
Executive Director, VotoLatino

Paul Schroeder,
Vice President, Programs and Policy Group, American Foundation for the Blind

Jamal Simmons
Political Strategist and Media Consultant

Deborah Taylor Tate
Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Denmark West,
President of Digital Media, BET

Navarrow Wright,
President, Maximum Leverage Solutions

RSVP to [email protected]

Additional info at http://www.internetinnovation.org/activities/Broadband-Symposium/broadba...