2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit
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The 2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit got off to a great start last week with opening remarks from Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland, Executive Director of IMLS Cosby Kemper, Senior Advisor to the President Libby Washburn, and Senior Policy Advisor at the National Economic Council Lisa Hone.
This Friday, join us at noon Eastern time for another full day of resources, best practices, and lessons learned for closing the digital divide in Indian Country:
12:00 PM Opening Remarks
Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior
Tracy Goodluck, Policy Advisor for Native Affairs at the White House Domestic Policy Council
Jessica Rosenworcel, Acting Chair, Federal Communications Commission
12:15 PM Interagency Coordination and Collaboration for Tribal Broadband
Moderated by Morgan Rodman, Executive Director, White House Council on Native American Affairs
1:30 PM Break
1:45 PM Breakout Sessions
7. Broadband Adoption Panel: K-12 Schools (NTIA)
8. Tribal Access to Spectrum & Updates on the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window
Susan Mort, Acting Assistant Bureau Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
9. USDA Rural Development Programs that Support Long-Term Success of a Broadband Network
2:45 PM Breakout Sessions
10. Broadband Adoption Panel: Tribal Colleges and Universities
11. Integrating FTTP to a Remote Tribal Community via Tribal Utility Authority
12. Planning for Long Term Success
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Breakout Sessions
13. Broadband Adoption Panel: Resource Management
14. FirstNet: Transforming First Responder Communications & Extending Connectivity in Tribal Communities
15. NEPA Workshop
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