Broadband and Social Justice Summit 2011

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Date: Jan 20 2011 - 11:00am - Jan 21 2011 - 5:30pm
Location:
Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Broadband and Social Justice Summit 2011

Minority Media & Telecom Council
Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M St. N.W.
Washington, DC
January 20-21, 2011
http://mmtconline.org/?page_id=780

The MMTC Broadband & Social Justice Summit will highlight three of the greatest priorities in broadband policy today: achieving universal broadband access, adoption and informed use, meeting the nation’s spectrum needs, and using broadband for civic engagement and social justice. Senior policymakers from the White House, Congress, the FCC and industry will engage with civil rights leaders on the direction the nation must take to achieve digital equality and justice online.

Thursday, January 20, 2011
11:00 AM Registration Opens
Noon-1:50 PM Congressional Luncheon
2:00-3:00 PM The Obama Administration’s Broadband Policy Priorities
3:10-4:30 PM Universal Broadband Adoption: A Civil Rights Imperative
4:30-5:30 PM The Roadmap to Universal Access, Adoption And Affordability
5:30-8:30 PM Social Justice Reception – Sponsored By Politic365

Friday, January 21, 2011
7:30 AM Registration Opens
8:00-9:20 AM Commissioners’ Breakfast: The FCC’s Broadband Policy Priorities
9:30-10:20 AM The National Broadband Plan: What Must Be Done To Complete The Transition To The Digital Age?
10:30-11:20 AM Civic Engagement And Social Justice In The Wake Of The 2010 Election
11:20-11:50 AM Broadband Innovation: An Engine Of Social Justice
Noon-2:00 PM High Tech Policy Luncheon: The Policies That Will Deliver America 100% Broadband Access, Adoption and Affordability
3:00-5:30 PM WORKSHOP: Blogging for Social Justice: How To Use Social Media To Transform Society (Capitol Visitors Center – All Are Welcome

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