Former Congressman Rick Boucher will link the economic prospects of rural communities to the availability of broadband Internet technology in a speech to Oregon’s business leaders on Friday. Boucher, Honorary Chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance, is a featured speaker at the Oregon Economic Development Association’s Summer Conference in Bend.
Rick Boucher Speech to OEDA
12:00pm, Friday, July 22, 2011
Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Avenue
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition supporting broadband availability and access for all Americans including underserved and rural communities. It aims to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to this critical tool. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that leverage the power of entrepreneurs and the market to achieve universal broadband availability and adoption.
Contact: Rick Thomas