CTAC Presentations

Bill Coleman testifies at Minnesota House meeting on broadband

Yesterday Bill Coleman spoke to the Minnesota House on HF 2381. You can hear his testimony below. Bill had prepared notes as well… MN Response Summary to the Broadband Opp Council  Good afternoon Chairman Garafalo and members of the committee. Thank you for this opportunity to testify before you today. I will quickly address three […]

Broadband investment requries ROI: a Presentation to Association of MN Counties

I was pleased to speak at the Association of MN Counties Fall Policy Conference…  

Bill Coleman talking about broadband in MN on MPR Thursday at 11 am

Bill Coleman will be a guest on Minnesota Public Radio’s The Daily Circuit tomorrow morning (August 14, 2014) from 11 am to noon. He and Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) are going to talk with Tom Weber about broadband access in Minnesota – what’s the situation right now, what […]

CTAC keynotes at Broadband Communities Summit in Austin TX

I was honored to present the final keynote presentation at the Broadband Communities Summit in Austin TX last week.  My session was part of the Rural Telecommunications Congress track.  My presentation highlighted some of the great community and organizational projects developed with the support of the Blandin Foundation.  Using the Intelligent Community elements as the […]

A Comprehensive Community Approach to Broadband

As first presented at the 2014 Border to Border Broadband Conference for the Blandin Foundation… A Comprehensive Community Approach to Broadband from atreacy

Mobilizing Community Collaboration to Spur Demand

I was pleased to be selected to speak at the FTTH Council conference in Tampa.   My topic was “Mobilizing Community Collaboration to Spur Demand.”  There was a good crowd of providers and community people.  I was able to talk about some of my work with the Blandin Foundation, such as Intelligent Community, MIRC, BBC and the […]

CTAC presents at Broadband Community Summit 2013

Earlier this month, Bill Coleman was on the on Digital Inclusion at the Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas. Other panelists included Debra Berlyn – Executive Director, Project GOAL Geoff Daily – Executive Director, FiberCorps Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D. – President and CEO, NAMIC, Inc. Here’s the presentation: Broadband communities You can also see the archived session on the BroadbandUS.TV website.

Dakota Future hosts Minnesota Broadband Task Force Monthly Meeting

Yesterday Bill Coleman led the hosting team at Dakota County, welcoming the Minnesota Broadband Task Force, who held their monthly meeting in Dakota County. It was an opportunity for CTAC client Dakota Future to showcase much of the work that Dakota County has done in terms of promoting and facilitating better broadband for better business. […]

Broadband Update in MN for the MN Municipal Utility Association

A presentation given to the MN Municipal Utility Association on Opportunities for Municipal Utilities Minnesota Broadband Task Force Blandin Foundation MIRC Initiative Key Infrastructure Projects Broadband Update in MN for the MN Municipal Utility Association View more PowerPoint from atreacy

CTAC leads discussion at 2011 MN Broadband Conference

CTAC Founder Bill Coleman was on the planning committee for the 2011 Policy & Progress: Border to Border Broadband conference. The conference was a great success and Bill moderated one of the top sessions: Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities; Demonstration Community Project Coordinators. It was a lively discussion highlighting the broadband adoption projects happening around the […]