April 27-29, 2016

Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, VA (near DC Reagan National Airport)


Each year the SHLB Coalition’s Annual Conference attracts 200-300 people from across the country to discuss key broadband policy issues that are important to anchor institutions and their communities. The Sixth Annual Conference focused on E-rate Compliance, Lifeline Reform, Telehealth, and Fiber Build Out, as well as other policies and funding programs that impact broadband deployment for anchor institutions and their communities. Senator Angus King and Valerie Truesdale (the Chief Technology, Personalized Learning & Engagement Officer for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools) gave plenary addresses. Prominent policy makers from the FCC and NTIA discussed broadband deployment and adoption issues. Representatives of the Broadband Opportunities Council (BOC) participated on a lunch panel. 


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