Fourth Annual IAMU Broadband Conference: March 18th – 19th in Des Moines

Date: 30 Jan 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Spring is the time for the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) Broadband Conference in Des Moines. This year is it scheduled for March 18th and 19th at the Ramada Tropics and Resort Center downtown. Don’t forget your swimsuit! Chris will be presenting again this year. He has been there 2 out of the last 3 … Read More

CLIC Presents Special Pre-Conference Event at 2015 Broadband Summit in Austin

Date: 27 Jan 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The 2015 Broadband Communities Summit is scheduled for April 14 – 16 in Austin, Texas. When you book your flight and reserve your room, plan on coming a day early so you can take advantage of the is year’s special pre-conference event. The Coalition for Local Internet Choice (CLIC) will offer a full day’s agenda on … Read More

Wheeler Praises Lafayette’s Network Deployment at NATOA Conference

Date: 10 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

At the 2014 Annual Conference of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler praised Lafayette, Louisiana, home of muni LUS Fiber, during his keynote address.  Wheeler addressed a variety of issues, including wireless broadband, the drive to increase competition, and a thoughtful transition to IP based 911 service. While he … Read More

SHLB Coalition Offering October Symposium on Anchor Institution Broadband Deployment

Date: 4 Sep 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On October 2nd in Washington, D.C., the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) will be hosting a symposium on “School-Library Partnerships and Other Anchor Institution Broadband Strategies.” Speakers will include FCC representatives, Obama Administration officials, and service providers such as One Community, among others.  The SHLB Coalition is a group of public, nonprofit, and commercial … Read More

Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference September 16 – 18

Date: 3 Jul 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Join Chris in Springfield, Massachusetts for the Community Fiber Networks conference in September. The meet-up is part of Broadband Communities Magazine’s  Economic Development series; Chris will present at the event. The conference will run September 16 – 18 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel. Jim Baller, Conference Chairman and Principal at the Baller Herbst Law … Read More

U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Resolution to End State Barriers

Date: 27 Jun 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On June 22, Mayors from around the country gathered at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting. Members of the Standing Committee on Transportation and Communications voted to combine Resolution #115 “Net Neutrality” and #114 “Preserving a Free and Open Internet.” Resolution #115 was of particular interest to community broadband advocates because it called on … Read More

Local Leaders to Vote on State Preemption Resolution at U.S. Conference of Mayors

Date: 20 Jun 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The 82nd Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will be voting on resolutions this weekend in Dallas. It’s time for you to call your Mayor and tell him or her to support Resolution #115 on Network Neutrality and restoring local authority on Internet infrastructure.  The Resolution (page 293 of the Resolutions list) … Read More

ILSR’s Brenda Platt Delivers Keynote for US Zero Waste Business Conference 2014

ILSR co-Director, Brenda Platt attended this year’s USZBC conference, hosted in Atlanta, Georgia at the beginning of May. Elemental Impact’s online magazine highlighted Platt’s keynote presentation in their blog: For the 2014 USZWBC Conference – Creating Value Through Zero Waste, the superb program topics substantiated the zero waste industry’s continued evolution. Hosted in Atlanta, GA – a city entrenched with … Read More

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