You still have about two weeks to plan your trip to Fairlawn, Ohio, to attend Great Lakes Connect and now the agenda has fully developed to help you plan the specifics of your visit. “Creating Intelligent Network Infrastructure to Compete in the Global Economy” runs from September 24th - 26th at the Hilton and DoubleTree Hotels. You can still register online to attend.
Arrive on Monday for a tour of the city’s municipal network facility. Spend the afternoon hours touring FairlawnGig then rub elbows with experts and policy advocates at the Welcome Reception in the evening.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, you can attend a series of conversations and panel discussions focused on smart city issues, funding, and infrastructure. Organizers have speakers lined up from all sectors to discuss national, state, and local matters.
A few of the topics:
- Stories of local projects from Holland and Sebewaing in Michigan and Ohio’s Fairlawn and Dublin
- Open access networks financing and success stories
- Conversations about fiber, including outside plant architectures, the benefits, and its interaction with fixed wireless
- Digital equity, customer satisfaction, and community anchor institutions
Check out the rest of the packed agenda here.
Gee, it’s Gigi!
Gigi Sohn, our favorite FCC Maven will join Christopher for the Tuesday Keynote, titled “The FCC: Can’t Live With It, Don’t Want to Live Without It.” Need we say more?