7:30 amCoffee & Sweets

Get pumped up, meet and mingle

8:00 amLaunch & Motivation

Several speakers will welcome you.

9:00 amLegislative Panel

This session will provide an overview of upcoming state/ tribal broadband (or infrastructure more generally) legislation and funding

10:00 amHigher Education Panel

This panel will focus on workforce development needs and how higher ed is developing strategies to meet current and future needs while creating a path to economic success for its students and their communities.

11:00 amUpdates from Tribal Broadband Leaders

Hear from:
> Navajo Nation Broadband Leadership
> National Tribal Telecommunications Association
> Alliance for Navajo Broadband

NoonLunch is provided

Listen to messages from our New Mexico and National leaders.

1:00 pmCommunities and Counties Panel

Hear how surrounding communities and counties are addressing their area broadband needs.

1:45 pmFarmington Electric Utility Service Project Updates

Brief recap of the 2020 Study outcomes, followed by discussion of FEUS's "open for business" posture and actions taken to support/ advance it.

2:00 pmFederal Lands Panel

Federal Lands Panel

Panel focused on access/ permitting/ compliance around infrastructure generally with a Broadband focus

3:00 pmNTIA and OBAE BEAD Updates

Get the latest from the NTIA and New Mexico Office of Broadband Access and Expansion

4:00 pmDigital Equity Planning Updates

Get direction on efforts for Digital Equity projects. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to addressing the unique digital equity challenges in the region. Panelists will discuss some of the critical challenges communities face with regard to broadband adoption and use and how to focus efforts to address those challenges.

5:00 pmWrap-up: Feedback Survey


Speakers will be formally announced later.

Registration Information

  • This is for all individuals who are attending as a representative of a community or for personal knowledge.

  • For those who are in elected office at any level

  • For individuals who are speaking at our event

  • Please select Vendor Options for quick details.

Registrant Information

Our host hotel is TownePlace Suites at 4200 Sierra Vista Drive, Farmington NM.

Call them directly at 505-327-2442. Ask for the 'Broadband Future Conference' rate of $119/night. This is good for stays on June 24th and 25th.

Reserve before June 10, 2024.

  • Social Hour will be held at the TownePlace Suites Farmington
    4200 Sierra Vista Drive, Farmington, New Mexico, 87402

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