Digital Inclusion Symposium – May 12


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Join the conversation! On Friday, May 12 we are hosting a Digital Inclusion Symposium: Disrupting Digital Divides for Social and Economic Opportunity

What is the state of digital equity and why does digital inclusion matter for opportunity in Austin and across the nation? Digital inclusion thought leaders and providers from academia, non-profits, and the technology sector will discuss the impact of digital inclusion programs and opportunities for community stakeholders to advance digital inclusion strategies in the years to come.

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Symposium Agenda
10:00 am-10:15 am
Registration

10:15 am-10:30 am
Welcome and Introductions

10:30 am-11:30 am
Panel Session: Leveraging Smart Digital Inclusion Strategies for GreaterCommunity Impact
Omar L. Gallaga, Austin American-Statesman
Daniel Lucio, Google Fiber
Sharon Strover, Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin
Sarah Sarif, ATX Hack for Change

11:30 am-12:00 pm
Ignite Circles and Lunch

Noon-1:00 pm
Panel Session: Why Bother? Understanding Digital Divides and the High-Stakes Gamble of Inaction (Virtual)

This event is sponsored by Austin Free-Net, Austin Pathways, the City of Austin’s Office of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs, Google Fiber, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.

May 8-13, 2017 is Digital Inclusion Week in Austin! For more information about event activities click here.

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