Broadband delivery and development are an ever-growing industry and with new opportunities and technologies comes new challenges. Communities, both urban and rural, need reliable broadband to support industries like healthcare, manufacturing, education, and agriculture. The digital information age presents vast opportunities for communities to expand their economic development beyond traditional industries to attract new businesses, support entrepreneurs and give their citizens greater options for accessing the 21st century economy.
The CDFA-Ice Miller Broadband Financing Bootcamp will provide a high-level discussion on issues impacting broadband development, deployment, and financing. Topics include an overview of the current broadband landscape and the challenges faced by urban and rural markets, approaches to expanding broadband access including using public/private partnerships, and discussing the innovative financing for broadband at the federal, state, and local levels. This comprehensive bootcamp will also provide attendees with critical information for accessing the plethora of financing available to support broadband expansion into underserved markets throughout the country.
The CDFA-Ice Miller Broadband Financing Bootcamp will consist of one, three-hour, webinar divided into sessions with broadband experts from around the country. Attendees will have access the full three-hour webinar and all of the material presented will be captured as a video webcast for viewing later. Ice Miller is nationally recognized for its public-private partnerships (P3s), municipal bond and economic development experience. Ice Miller is a full service law firm dedicated to helping clients stay ahead of a changing world. With over 340 legal professionals in seven offices, Ice Miller advises clients on all aspects of complex legal issues across more than 20 practice areas.
Thanks to Ice Miller’s generous support, this bootcamp is free for all registered attendees.
The CDFA-Ice Miller Broadband Financing Bootcamp will take place on the web through GoToWebinar, an online distance learning software. The Webinar will take place on December 4, 2019 (Eastern). You must have access to a computer and phone to attend the Webinar.
Webinars will be recorded and placed online for participants to access afterwards. Attendees who miss a webinar will have access to the online recordings as well.