Governor Matt Mead's 3rd annual State of Wyoming Broadband Summit to be held on October 21, 2014 in Cheyenne, WY.

When:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 7:30am-4:00pm

(Optional) Monday, October 20, 2014 from 5:00pm- 7:30pm - Cocktail Reception

Registration Deadline is October 10

Where:

Little America Convention Center Grand Ballroom

2800 West Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82009

 

Agenda

7:30-9:00           Registration, Breakfast

9:00-9:10           Welcome, Event Overview and Legislative Introductions

Troy Babbitt, Broadband Enterprise Architect, State of Wyoming

9:10-9:45           Keynote Speaker - Governor Matt Mead  (is scheduled)

9:45-10:15         Senator Cale Case - (invited)

10:15-10:30       Flint Waters, State CIO - State Tech Plans Update

10:30-11:00       Break

11:00-12:00         Broadband Provider Panel:

Mountain West Telephone - James Coberly - CTO - Casper, WY - Fixed Wireless

VistaBeam - Matt Larsen - CEO - Guernsey-Torrington, WY - Fixed Wireless

ACT - Aaron Sopko - General Manager - Sheridan, WY - I-25 Fiber Build

12:00-1:00       Lunch (provided)

1:00-2:00         Wyoming Broadband Links to Success:

AdBay - Shawn Houck - CEO & Founder - Casper, WY

Captel - Phil Smith - President & CEO - Thermopolis, WY

University of Wyoming - Institutional Marketing-Social Media - Montica Willmschen - Assoc Vice President of Marketing

2:00- 2:20         LinkWYOMING - Economic Impact Study in Wyoming - Chamber of Commerce

Shawn Hime - WYSAC - Laramie, WY

2:20-2:45        Google Evangelist (invited) - Scott Jensen

2:45-3:00         Break

3:00-4:00         Wyoming Broadband Successes Across Sectors Panel:

Education - Jaraun Dennis - Chief Technology Officer - Blended Learning at Uinta County School District #1 - Evanston, WY

Economic Development - Shawn Reese, Wyoming Business Council - CEO

Tourism - Michel Howard - Director of Strategic Partnerships, Department of Tourism

4:00-4:30           First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) - US Dept of Commerce - Vicki Lee / FirstNet Outreach

4:30                Open Mic: discussion/comments

Closing Comments/video

October 20   (Optional) Monday

4:00-7:30pm    Pre-registration

5:00-7:30pm    Cocktail Reception