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Connect Michigan Conference to Gather State and National Broadband Stakeholders on October 20

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LANSING, Michigan, October 13, 2015 – Nationally recognized broadband and technology experts will join local leaders, sector champions, and state innovators at the Connect Michigan broadband conference set to take place on Tuesday, October 20.

Keynote speakers include Jay Elliot, technology executive and author of “The Steve Jobs Way,” and Matthew DelNero, chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s wireline competition bureau.

“Each year, we build on the success of the previous years, gaining more momentum,” said Eric Frederick, executive director of Connected Nation affiliate Connect Michigan. “The Michigan Broadband Conference is where connections are made, ideas are explored, and best practices are highlighted.”

In 2014, more than 700 participants attended the conference either in person or via a live remote steam.

Visit http://www.connectmi.org/broadband-summit to register for the summit.

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LANSING, Michigan, October 13, 2015 – Nationally recognized broadband and technology experts will join local leaders, sector champions, and state innovators at the Connect Michigan broadband conference set to take place on Tuesday, October 20.

Keynote speakers include Jay Elliot, technology executive and author of “The Steve Jobs Way,” and Matthew DelNero, chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s wireline competition bureau.

“Each year, we build on the success of the previous years, gaining more momentum,” said Eric Frederick, executive director of Connected Nation affiliate Connect Michigan. “The Michigan Broadband Conference is where connections are made, ideas are explored, and best practices are highlighted.”

In 2014, more than 700 participants attended the conference either in person or via a live remote steam.

Visit http://www.connectmi.org/broadband-summit to register for the summit.

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LANSING, Michigan, October 13, 2015 – Nationally recognized broadband and technology experts will join local leaders, sector champions, and state innovators at the Connect Michigan broadband conference set to take place on Tuesday, October 20.

Keynote speakers include Jay Elliot, technology executive and author of “The Steve Jobs Way,” and Matthew DelNero, chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s wireline competition bureau.

“Each year, we build on the success of the previous years, gaining more momentum,” said Eric Frederick, executive director of Connected Nation affiliate Connect Michigan. “The Michigan Broadband Conference is where connections are made, ideas are explored, and best practices are highlighted.”

In 2014, more than 700 participants attended the conference either in person or via a live remote steam.

Visit http://www.connectmi.org/broadband-summit to register for the summit.

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LANSING, Michigan, October 13, 2015 – Nationally recognized broadband and technology experts will join local leaders, sector champions, and state innovators at the Connect Michigan broadband conference set to take place on Tuesday, October 20.

Keynote speakers include Jay Elliot, technology executive and author of “The Steve Jobs Way,” and Matthew DelNero, chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s wireline competition bureau.

“Each year, we build on the success of the previous years, gaining more momentum,” said Eric Frederick, executive director of Connected Nation affiliate Connect Michigan. “The Michigan Broadband Conference is where connections are made, ideas are explored, and best practices are highlighted.”

In 2014, more than 700 participants attended the conference either in person or via a live remote steam.

Visit http://www.connectmi.org/broadband-summit to register for the summit.

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