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Connected New England: A Regional Broadband Convening

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm




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Connected New England

Local Solutions for Broadband Development

Thursday, November 8, 2018


Hosted by Next Century Cities

In Partnership with the State of Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel



Legislative Office Building

300 Capitol Ave

Hartford, CT 06106



Register now for Next Century Cities’ next regional broadband convening, in Hartford, Connecticut on November 8, 2018!

This one day event will bring together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and policy experts. We will feature a mayors’ panel, successful models in broadband deployment, E-Rate and funding opportunities, 5G and small cells, as well as an update about the recent municipal gain ruling in Connecticut.  

Please find the event agenda here.

Confirmed speakers include:

Gigi Sohn, Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy

Connecticut State Senator Beth Bye

Connecticut State Representative Josh Elliott

Mayor David Martin, Stamford, CT

Mayor Toni Harp, New Haven, CT

Mayor Marcia Leclerc, East Hartford, CT

Jessica Fowler, Selectwoman, Sharon, CT

Joe Rosenthal, Principle Attorney, State of Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel

Josh Broder, CEO, Tilson

Garrett Brinker, Product Manager, Neighborly

Joanne Hovis, President, ctc technology & energy

Angela Stacy, VP, Marketing & Communications, SmartWorks Partners

Fletcher Kitridge, Founder and CEO, GWI

Aaron Bean, Operations Manager, Westfield Gas & Electric, Westfield, MA

Polly Gifford, President and Principal Consultant at Education Partners Solution, Inc.

Aaron Bean, Operations Manager at Westfield Gas and Electric, Westfield, MA

Tom Coverick, Managing Director, Keybanc Capital Markets


We look forward to seeing you at this important broadband discussion!

Due to building restrictions, breakfast and lunch will not be directly available in the conference space. However, food and beverages are available for purchase in the Legislative Office Building Cafeteria.


SPONSORSHIPSSponsorship slots are still available! Sponsors make it possible for Next Century Cities to bring in great speakers and relevant broadband content for attendees. Learn more about sponsorship options here, and reach out to Cat Blake for details on how you can partner with Next Century Cities to make the summit a success.


HOTELWe are not offering a group rate on hotel rooms, but we do recommend The Goodwin, Hilton Hartford, or Homewood Suites.


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November 8
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Legislative Office Building
300 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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