Webinar on BroadbandUSA’s Community Connectivity Initiative – Aug. 11, 2016

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Help create new tools to accelerate broadband planning, action and progress by participating in the next Community Connectivity Initiative webinar!

Register here for August 11th Webinar

Please join our BroadbandUSA team and thought-leaders from around the country in our nine-part webinar series. Join one webinar or join them all. Be part of this nationwide engagement by registering today at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8438943433992339460.

The Community Connectivity Imitative is designed to support communities working to accelerate broadband access, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies, and support local community priorities.

Through collaborative sessions, participants will: review BroadbandUSA’s Community Connectivity framework; review assessment questions and response options; co-design the structure and content for the report and recommendations; and identify supporting resources and tools that will support the local communities’ use of the tools in 2017 and beyond. The August 11th session will include an overview of the Community Connectivity Initiative and a first look at the phase one assessment tool. We’ll ask you what you like about the tool and what we can improve.

When:

The BroadbandUSA (CCI) monthly webinars will be held on the second Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, starting on July 14, 2016 and ending on March 9, 2017. The August 11th webinar will include an overview, demonstration, and discussion.

Register:

This is a virtual meeting. Participants can register for one or more webinars in the series at NTIA’s Web site at http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/CommunityConnectivityWebinars or via the direct link here.

Schedule:

Each webinar will include a 15-20 minute overview and update on the Community Connectivity Initiative and a discussion topic pertinent to the 2016 development and program roll-out. The proposed focus areas for each meeting are listed below:

Aug. 11: Initiative update and discussion about getting started assessment

Sept.8: Initiative update and discussion about detailed assessment

Oct. 13: Initiative update and discussion on user support requirements

Nov. 10: Initiative update and evaluation discussion

Dec. 8: Initiative update and discussion of training requirements

Jan. 12: Initiative update and discussion of roll-out timeline

Feb. 9: Initiative update and communication discussion

March 9: Initiative update and next steps discussion

Participants are welcome to attend one or many webinars. General questions and comments are welcome at any time during webinars via email to BroadbandUSA. The webinars are open to the public and press. Pre-registration is recommended.

Stay tuned for more webinars on topics of interest. If you would like to suggest a broadband topic, please let us know at broadbandusa

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