Webinar: Got Broadband? Building Businesses on Rural Broadband Investments

USDA invites you to join us on Wednesday, December 14, to learn more about the opportunities presented by new broadband investments made through USDA Rural Development’s broadband programs in rural communities across the country. You will hear from several USDA representatives as well as representatives from innovative companies that are taking advantage of broadband to attract and develop businesses in rural America.

Who Should Attend
Rural entrepreneurs or business leaders interested in how they can leverage new broadband connectivity to start a business or grow their existing business. Local elected officials and economic development specialists interested in examples of how they can attract business investment and stimulate their economies through domestic sourcing.

Presenters
Doug O’Brien, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, USDA
Dallas Tonsager, Under Secretary for Rural Development, USDA
Jonathan Adelstein, Administrator of Rural Utilities Service, USDA
Judith Canales, Administrator of Rural Business Service, USDA
Matthew Kazmierczak, Senior Vice President, Tech America, a leading national technology trade association.
Joe Burmester, CEO, Ruralogic, Rural-based domestic provider of information technology and business process consulting services.
Jim “Griff” Griffin, Sr. Manager of Community and Development, eBay, connecting millions of buyers and sellers across the globe through eBay, PayPal, GSI and other technology-based businesses.

Webcast Logistics
When: December 14
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Webcast Access
Preregistration is not required. You can join the webcast with the following information.
Meeting ID: 714 213 707
Pass code: United
To join the online meeting 1. Go to https://rurdev.webex.com/rurdev/j.php?ED=166646542&UID=0&PW=NMmViNjNjYzc3&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D 2. Enter your name and email address. 3. Enter the meeting password: United 4. Click "Join Now". Audio Information
Audio will not be streamed to your speakers. To access the conference bridge:
Dial: 1-800-398-9397 Our conference call operator will pick up and then connect you to the call.