Realizing Deployment of Next Generation Broadband Services and Applications to All of America
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 9:00am
The Newseum - Knight Broadcast Studio
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington D.C., DC 20001
9:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Bruce Mehlman, Co-Chair, Internet Innovation Alliance
Broderick Johnson to introduce Jessica Zufolo
9:15 a.m. Featured Speaker
Jessica Zufolo, Deputy Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Bruce Mehlman to introduce John Mayo
9:35 a.m. Featured Speaker
John Mayo, Executive Director, Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion
Jamal Simmons, Co-Chair, Internet Innovation Alliance (Moderator)
Catharine McNally, Founder and President, Keen Guides, Inc.
Dr. Alexander Vo, Executive Director, University of Texas Medical Branch Center for Telehealth Research and Policy
David Vivero, CEO, RentJuice
Lindsey Holmes, CEO, LCH Business
Congressman Boucher to introduce Rendell
11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker
Edward G. Rendell, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP, Former Governor of Pennsylvania
11:35 a.m. Featured Speaker
Susan Solovic, CEO and Co-Founder, ItsYourBiz.com
12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Henry Rivera, Strategic Counsel, Internet Innovation Alliance
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The event will highlight the benefits of wireless broadband, especially for rural and underserved areas, and examining lessons from the past decade in which wireless penetration, data rates, applications and services expanded exponentially. Speakers and panelists will address the following questions:
What do next generation wireless technologies mean for achieving universal broadband deployment and adoption in the U.S.?
How will access to mobile broadband create new opportunities for business, education and healthcare?
What emerging technologies, applications and business models seem most likely to shake up the broadband marketplace in rural America?
How will increased investment in mobile broadband infrastructure impact job creation and the economy?
What are the biggest opportunities and threats to realizing deployment of the next generation of broadband services and applications to rural areas?
- Edward G. Rendell, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP, Former Governor of Pennsylvania
- Lindsey C. Holmes, CEO/Lead Strategist, LCH Business
- John Mayo, Executive Director, Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
- Catharine McNally, Founder and President, Keen Guides, Inc.
- Susan Solovic, CEO and Co-Founder ItsYourBiz.com
- David Vivero, CEO, RentJuice
- Dr. Alexander Vo, Executive Director, University of Texas Medical Branch Center for Telehealth Research and Policy
- Jessica Zufolo, Deputy Administrator, RUS, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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