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The National Broadband Plans' Impact on the Underserved: And What Does It Mean?
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Since the announcement regarding the National Broadband Plan efforts - we have seen and heard of education and training centers proping up all over the country. Assisting residents in learning how to use and benefit from getting on the internet.But, with all these efforts - how does it affect the underserved communities?

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute Invites you to a Technology Policy Forum on

The National Broadband Plan and the Underserved 

One Year Later

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20045

Keynote Remarks
Blair Levin, Esq.
Communications and Society Fellow
Aspen Institute


As President Obama stated in his recent State of the Union address - the expectation is that 98% of the US will have equal access to the internet.  Following is the panelist for this event:


Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D.,
Vice President and Director, Media and Technology Institute, Joint Center for Political and
Economic Studies (moderator)
Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission
Dean Garfield, Esq., President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council
Kim Marcus, Executive Director, Public Policy and Telecommunications Institute, Rainbow PUSH
Larry Strickling, Esq., Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications Information Administration,
U.S. Department of Commerce (invited)
Scott Wallsten, Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
Brent Wilkes, President and CEO, LULAC


For more information go to: http://www.nationalbroadbandplan.org

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