You may not have been able to get to Ammon, Idaho, to attend the official lighting ceremony of the community’s open access fiber network. Perhaps you weren’t able to watch the stream to the event either; life is demanding and sometimes we just can’t fit everything into our day. But you can still watch the event at your own pace because we’ve broken down the presentations and panels for you.
Deb Socia (NCC) & Jeff Christensen (EntryPoint) Introduce Ammon Mayor Dana Kirkham :
Mayor Dana Kirkham :
State Senator Brent Hill :
Keynote: How Does the City of Tomorrow Get ‘Smart’?
Glenn Ricart, Founder and CEO, US Ignite :
Panel - How do we make ‘smart cities’ a reality?
- Glenn Ricart, Founder and CEO, US Ignite
- Shawn Irvine, Economic Development Director, Independence, Oregon
- Aarushi Sarbhai, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah
- Jeff Peterson, CTO, EntryPoint Networks
- Moderated by Deb Socia, Executive Director, Next Century Cities
Bobbi-Jo Meuleman, Chief Operations Officer, Idaho Department of Commerce :
Policy Discussion: Does government have a role to play?
Christopher Mitchell, Director, Community Broadband Networks :
Economic Feasibility: Is it time for a New Model?... Read more