November 2008


The Blandin Broadband Conference is just two weeks away. So here’s a final reminder about the events and share one new addition. For general information on the conference being held Dec 3-4 in Eden Prairie, please visit the Blandin Foundation web site: http://www.blandinfoundation.org/BBConf08

Raise Your Voice
Blandin is now looking for folks who want to share their two cents on broadband with representatives from the Minnesota Broadband Task Force at the conference. If you are interested, please let them know by completing the online form: http://www.blandinfoundation.org/BBConf08/comments.html  

Group Discount
There is a community group discount. For every two paid attendees in you group you will get one free. Simply sign up as a Community Group: http://www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=637737.  

Webinars
Prior to the conference, they held 3 broadband webinars, unfortunately our free webinars are now over – but for those who weren’t able to make the live event, they have posted the archives on our blog:
• Broadband Policy (Nov 19): http://tinyurl.com/6cjqdv
• Wireless Technology (Nov 5): http://tinyurl.com/5sdleq
• Fiber to the Home Networks (Oct 21): http://tinyurl.com/57bkvp

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