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Connecting to Our Future

Portland City Hall
City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204, US (map)
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You're invited to the front lines of Connecting to our Future. Portland is laying seminal ground work for Wireless and Wirelined municipal and regional strategy.

You are welcome to attend the upcoming City Council Work Session on Portland's draft Broadband Strategic Plan, Connecting to our Future on July 26, 2011 at 9:30 am, either:

On site in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland. Live stream on cable CityNet 30 http://www.portlandonline.com/index.cfm?c=28262&a=230361

The session will feature, among other presenters: * Anthony Townsend, Institute of the Future and co-author of The Future of Cities, Information and Inclusion http://www.iftf.org/user/20 * Amber Case, Portland native and Cyborg Anthropologist, TedxWomen presenter, and recent Seed Fund recipient for Geoloqi, who will speak on the Internet of Things http://caseorganic.com/about

Looking forward to seeing you there for this sauce of the awesome line up!

The session materials packet (including agenda and times of presenters) can be found at http://www.portlandonline.com/cable/index.cfm?c=55322&a=357937

A great Prezi format of the Portland Broadband Strategy Planning and its confluence with global and National Broadband Strategy Planning is posted here: http://prezi.com/pt42wyrjoccu/connecting-to-our-future/?utm_source=share&utm_campaign=shareprezi&utm_medium=email

See also the recent Portland FCC Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on Broadband Acceleration http://www.portlandonline.com/cable/index.cfm?c=54013&a=357224