30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join us for the premier conference for municipal broadband leaders.

Keynote Speaker:
Minnesota State Senator Steve Kelley, vice-chair of the Senate Telecommunications Commerce and Utilities Committee.

Conference Highlights:
Digital Inclusion Day: Special event Sunday, Oct. 22. Registration details to follow.
Pre-Conference Workshops: Monday morning Oct. 23
Main Conference: Monday afternoon through Tuesday Oct. 24

Content Highlights:
MuniWireless Case Studies: From early planning to RFPs to successful deployments. Live case studies and “rapid profiles” will include:
--Buffalo, Minnesota
--Chaska, Minnesota
--Chicago, Illinois
--Moorehead, Minnesota
--Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
--Missouri-Illinois Bi-State Region (“Mid Rivers Wireless Initiative”)
--St. Paul, Minnesota
--And many more case studies from around the U.S. and overseas, with a special focus on the Midwest
Workshops & How-to Sessions:
--Business Models: Evaluating free, paid, advertising-based and other models for public broadband
--Beyond the PC: Ideal applications for emerging WiFi mobile devices
--Funding options for municipal wireless
--Developing an RFP
--Bringing your first applications online
--Partnering for success
--Special sessions designed for city leaders, municipal CIOs and technology managers, nonprofit organizations, service providers and integrators
Live Saint Louis Park, Minn., Case Study, Featuring:
--Jeff Jacobs, Mayor
--Tom Harmening, City Manager
--Clint Pires, Director of Technology & Support
--Tom Asp, Project Consultant
Many national and local muni wireless leaders are scheduled to speak. See the partial list here.

Official Website: http://www.mw06mn.com/

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