Utah Broadband Confluence

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Live Event

The Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity, Utah Broadband Center and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) invite you to the Internet for All: Utah Broadband Confluence in Provo, UT.

This day-long workshop will bring together critical stakeholders in Utah from the federal, state, tribal, and local governments, industry, and other key collaborators to discuss coordination on broadband efforts as the state prepares its strategic five-year broadband plan in preparation to receive significant broadband funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Connecting all people in Utah to affordable, reliable high-speed internet is critical to our economic stability and this event will provide an opportunity for us to discuss ways we can work together to efficiently and effectively utilize these federal dollars to the maximum extent. Below is a draft agenda for the event:

8:30 am: Meet and Greet

9:30 am: Welcome/Keynote Address

10:00 am: Plenary Sessions Begin (Topics include Overview of Federal Broadband Funding Programs, Utah Broadband Center Updates, Lightning Talks from Broadband/Digital Access Local Planning Grant Awardees, and Overview of Initial and Final Proposal Process)

Noon: Lunch

1:00 pm: Inspirational Storytelling on Broadband Access and Digital Equity and Breakout Sessions on Middle and Last Mile Solutions, Digital Inclusion Best Practices and Resources, and the Affordable Connectivity Program

3:10 pm – 5:00 pm: Feedback Activity and Networking

Additional Details

There is no fee to attend this event but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. If you have any special dietary needs, please contact Julia Pulidindi at (202) 748-7878 or jpulidindi@ntia.gov by Monday, May 29, 2023.

Upon request, accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided by calling (202) 748-7878 or emailing jpulidindi@ntia.gov by Monday, May 29, 2023.

Also upon request, voice interpretation services will be made available by contacting Julia Pulidindi at (202) 748-7878 or jpulidindi@ntia.gov by Monday, May 29, 2023.

Limited space, on a first come first serve basis, is available for attendees who may be interested in securing an information table to share information about their programs, resources, etc. Please click here for more information.

Utah Valley Convention Center
220 W Center Street
Provo , UT 84601