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2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit


Due to popular demand, we’ve opened up 300 more seats for the Summit. Get yours today!

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.

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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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