Connected Nation’s Chief Policy Counsel to Speak on Broadband Adoption Panel

On Tuesday, April 19, Tom Koutsky, Connected Nation’s chief policy counsel, will be a featured panelist in the Broadband Breakfast Club’s monthly discussion on broadband topics. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (EST) in Washington, D.C.

April’s event, called “Better Broadband Adoption: How to Maximize its Impact and Use,” will feature a panel discussing the economic implications of widespread broadband and how to encourage the use of high-speed Internet by all people, especially those who are reluctant to take part.

Along with Koutsky, the panel will feature:

  • Anna Gomez, deputy assistant secretary for communications and information and deputy administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce;
  • Debra Berlyn, executive director, Project to Get Older Adults Online;
  • Sascha Meinrath, director, Open Technology Initiative, New America Foundation;
  • Steve Pastorkovich, business development director and senior policy analyst, Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies (OPASTCO); and,
  • BMaynard Scarborough, vice president, government relations and national engagement, One Economy Corporation.

The event will be moderated by Jonathan Charnitski, managing editor at BroadbandBreakfast.com.

To learn more about the event, visit http://broadbandbreakfast-eorg.eventbrite.com/.

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