Cohill, A. M. (2015) Solutions for Localities When the Market Fails. Presentation at Virginia Local Government Association Fall Conference, Roanoke, October 17.

Cohill, A. M. (2015) Bringing Our Best Practices Forward: Investing in E-Infrastructure. Presentation at Appalachian Apps: Transforming the Region's Economy, Somerset, KY, October 15.

Cohill, A. M. (2014) Community broadband success stories. Presentation to Richmond Planning District Commission and invited guests, October 8.

Cohill, A.M. (2014)Municipal Network Code and Regulatory Issues. Presentation at Broadband Communities Regional Summit, Springfield, MA, September 17.

Cohill, A.M. (2013) Broadband Business Models. SEATOA Annual conference presentation, Charlotte, NC, March 20.

Cohill, A.M. (2013) New Revenue Opportunities: Key to Affording FTTH. Presentation at Broadband Communities Annual Summit, Dallas, TX, April 16.

Cohill, A.M. (2013) Winning Local and Regional Initiatives. Presentation at Broadband Communities Annual Summit, Dallas, TX, April 17.

Cohill, A.M. (2012) Broadband 101 for Communities. Broadband Communities Regional Summit, Danville, VA, November 9.

Cohill, A.M. (2011) Preparing our Rural Communities for Manufacturing Competitiveness. Invited panel speaker at the Southern Growth Policy Board 2011 Chairman's Conference, Roanoke, Virginia, June 12-14

Cohill, A.M. (2009) Open Access Networks: Why They Work. Presentation at the Fiber To The Home Council 2009 Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, September 27 - October 1

Cohill, A.M. (2009) Community Broadband: Jumpstarting Economic Development. Workshop at West Virginia Create Annual Conference, Snowshoe, West Virginia, September 27-29

Cohill, A.M. (2009) Open Access Community Broadband. Invited presentation at the Florida Local Government Information Systems Association 2009 Annual Conference, St. Augustine, Florida, July 14-17

Cohill, A.M. (2009) Open Networks. Presentation at Broadband Properties 2009 Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 27-29

Cohill, A.M. (2009) Planning for Broadband in Communities. Presentation at Virginia APA 2009 Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 25-27 A.M. (2009) Converging Grids: Broadband, Energy and the Green Community. Presentation at Digital Cities Expo 2009 Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, February 27-29

Cohill, A.M. (2005) Community Web Portals and Economic Development. Presentation at the 9th Annual Rural Telecommunications Congress Annual Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, October 9-12

Cohill, A.M. (2005) Broadband Policy for Rural Communities. Presentation to the Canadian Government Telecommunications Policy Group, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada, September 9

Cohill, A.M. (2005) Back to the Future. Opening keynote address at the eCommunity Summit, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 29-31

Cohill, A.M. (2005) Community Technology Planning and the New Millennium. Keynote address at the Ohio Community Development Corporation Technology Conference, Columbus, Ohio, May 23-24

Cohill, A.M. (2005) Integrating Your Technology Master Plan with Your Community Comprehensive Plan. Workshop at the Digital City conference, Reston, Virginia, April 18-19

Cohill, A.M. (2005) The Knowledge Economy Roadshow. Workshop series in Southside Virginia, January 17-19

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Open Access and Open POPs. Workshop at the British Columbia provincial government summit, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 8

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Connecting the Dots for 2007 and Beyond: Sensible Community Investments in Broadband. Keynote address at the 7th annual Rural Telecommunications Congress annual conference, Spokane, WA, October 10-13

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Regional Broadband Planning. Workshop for the Mississippi MegaPOP project, Tupelo, MS, August 8

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Getting Communities Connected: Strategies for the Knowledge Economy. Keynote address at the Loudoun County Telecommunications Summit, Sterling, Va, June 2-3

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Getting Connected to the Knowledge Economy: Tools, Technology, and Telecommunications. Keynote address at the annual Redwood Technology Consortium conference, Eureka, CA, April 29-30

Cohill, A.M. (2004) Community Networks and Community Wireless. Presentation at the Wireless Futures conference, Austin, TX, March 12-16

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Community Technology Master Planning. Workshop at the 6th annual National Community Networking conference, Austin, TX, December 7-9

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Town Hall Meeting on Community Technology. Fourth Annual Innovations in Connectivity conference, Springfield, IL, November 19-20

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Community Technology Master Planning. Workshop at the Annual Rural Telecommunications Congress conference, Washington, D.C., September 28 - October 1

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Neighborhoods and Technology. Luncheon keynote at the annual Spartanburg Neighborhoods Conference, Spartanburg, SC, August 12-13

Cohill, A.M. (2003) What the heck is "high tech?" Luncheon Keynote at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development Seminar, Blacksburg, VA, October 6-8

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Downtowns and Technology: Revitalizing Main Street. Plenary session at the 19th Annual Virginia Downtown Development Association annual meeting, Alexandria, VA, May 6-8

Cohill, A.M. (2002) High Tech Strategies for Economic Development. Keynote presentation, Pictou County Telecommunications Summit, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, April 4

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Wise Community Strategies for Economic Development. Plenary session at the Broadband Telecommunications Summit, VA Dept. of Housing and Community Development, Abingdon, VA, March 3-4

Cohill, A.M. (2003) Ecomic Development and Telecommunications Strategies for Rural Communities. Keynote presentation at WIU Institute for Rural Affairs Annual Meeting, Peoria, IL, March 11-13

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Last Mile Strategies for Communities. Workshop at The Last Mile to Virtual Communities: Telecommunications Options and Strategies, Williamsburg, VA, December 11

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Planning Issues for Community Telecommunications Projects. DVD presentation and teleconference at VISION 2010 Issues and Answers, Little Rock, AR, December 5

Cohill, A.M. (2002) The Knowledge of Democracy. Keynote address, The 18th Annual VAGARA Conference, Lynchburg, VA, November 6-8

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Telecommunications as Essential Public Infrastructure. Keynote address, LINKMichigan Telecommunications Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, October 21

Cohill, A.M. (2002) First (Last) Mile Strategies: Sociology Trumps Technology. presentation, Rural Telecommunications Congress Annual Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, October 8

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Neighborhoods: Getting them connected, and why. presentation, Virginia Annual Neighborhoods Conference, Charlottesville, VA, September 28

Cohill, A.M. (2002) The Knowledge Democracy and Telecommunications. Keynote address, Portsmouth Technology Summit, Portsmouth, England, September 26

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Community Telecommunications: A Road Map for the Future. Keynote address, Pueblo Technology Summit, Pueblo, CO, June 21

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Technology is not the problem: Strategies for the Information Economy. Plenary address, Southwest Virginia Education Technology Alliance Summit, Roanoke, VA, June 14

Cohill, A.M. (2002) 21st Century Economic Development. Breakfast speaker, TINCAN Technology Breakfast, Spokane, WA, May 25

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Connected Communities: The Importance of Technology Infrastructure for Economic Development. Invited speaker, Virginia Piedmont Technology Council, Charlottesville, VA, May 16

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Why Broadband? Keynote address, International Smart Communities Conferece, Ottawa, Canada, April 23-24

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Rural economic development and technology. Keynote address, Northern Montana Technology Summit, Havre, Montana, March 25

Cohill, A.M. (2002) Information to Wisdom: The impact of technology on organizations. Keynote address, Oregon Dept. of Public Safety Annual Conference, Bend, OR, February 13-14

Cohill, A.M. (2002) A Community Network Primer. Workshop at The Last Mile to Virtual Communities: Telecommunications Options and Strategies, Roanoke, VA, Janaury 17-18

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Community Networks: Community Capacity Builders. Keynote address; 4th Annual National Community Network Conference, Austin, TX, December 2-4

Cohill, A.M. (2001) La Communaute Branchee. Keynote address to the Bromont community, Bromont, Quebec, November 19 (en Francais)

Cohill, A.M. (2001) The Broadband Challenge: Why Communities Need Community Network Projects. National Summit on Broadband Deployment, Arlington, VA, October 25-26

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Information to Wisdom: The Impact of Technology on Organizations. Plenary address; National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, Anchorage, AL, October 7-9

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Networking Your Community. Virginia Tech Community Preparedness Conference: Building Infrastructure for High Tech Development, Roanoke, VA, August 29-30

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Barbecue and Broadband in Texas. Keynote address; TeleCommunity Resource Center 3rd Annual Broadband Conference, Austin, TX, August 19-20

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Thinking Chaordically: The Future of Communities and Technology. Keynote address; CTCNet 10th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 17

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Getting started: Community management of telecommunications. Herbert J. Bingham Invited Speaker, Tennessee Municipal League Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, June 11

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Information to Wisdom: The Impact of Technology on Organizations. Plenary address; Futures Forum on Recreational Boating, St. Petersburg, FL, April 2

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Technolgy and economic development: Strategies for prosperity. Keynote address; Fast Track 2001 Trade Show and Technology Summit, Martinsville, VA, March 8

Cohill, A.M. (2001) Twelve key trends in technology and the network. Keynote address; Consumer Electronics Association Leadership Summit, Vail, Colorado, February 28

Cohill, A.M. (2000) The business of community networks: Reaching for sustainability. 3rd Annual Texas Community Technology Conference, Austin, TX, December 11

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Technology, tourism, total quality, and the next fifty years.Luncheon keynote address, Techno Expo 2000, Abingdon, VA, November 15

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Creating and Sustaining Community Telecommunications networks.Presented at Telecom South II: Digitally Divided, Roanoke, VA, October 1-3

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Networks and the knowledge democracy: Nine challenges for communities.Keynote address at the Bridge Builder's Conference...Over the Digital Divide, Dover, DE, September 14-15

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Building eCommunities: Getting everyone connected.Address to the Governor's Commission on Information Technology, Richmond, VA, August 31

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Technology and economic development: Is your community ready?.Invited presentation at the Washington City/County Manager's Association Annual Conference, Port Ludlow, WA, August 18

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Finding the way: a perspective on the Knowledge Democracy and community learning.Invited presentation at the U.S. Department of Education Digital Bridges: Closing the Gap conference, Seattle, WA, August 18

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Communities and the new democracy.Invited presentation at the World Future Society Annual Conference, Houston, TX, July 24

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Telecommunications infrastructure for rural communities.Invited presentation to National Academy of Sciences Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Washington, D.C., June 19

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Community networks: Bridging the Digital Divide.Invited presentation at HUD Closing the Economic Gap: Investing in American Communities Conference; New York, NY, June 16

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Community networks and the new economy. Invited presentation delivered to Virginia Piedmont Technology Council, Charlottesville, VA, May 11

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Community networks: A web of relationships. Invited presentation delivered to L'Institute de l'Economie Urbaine's Telecom Summit, Paris, France, February 25

Cohill, A.M. (2000) The digital continuum: A community perspective.Invited keynote speech delivered at the Bridging the Digital Divide conference, Wilmington, DE, February 18

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Getting connected--why a community network?Invited speech to the Anderson community; Anderson, SC, January 20

Cohill, A.M. (2000) Communities and technology: 21st century challenges. Invited presentation, Belmont Abbey College 21st Century Conversations speaker series; Belmont, NC, January 11

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Nine questions for community networks. Keynote presentation, 2nd Annual Texas Community Network Conference; Austin, TX, December 12-14

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Identifying and promoting community resources. Invited presentation, Rebuilding Upstate New York: What Works; Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation Symposium, Syracuse, NY, November 8

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Community networks and rural infrastructure development.Presentation to the NC Rural Task Force on Technology. Raleigh; North Carolina, September 22

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Economic development in the Information Economy.One day workshop at VIT '99 (Virginia Internet Technology Week); Blacksburg, Virginia, September 15

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Communities and the New Democracy. Invited presentation, World Future Society Annual Conference; Washington, D.C., July 30

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Technology and the New Democracy. Keynote presentation, First Annual New Democracy Center Conference, Blacksburg, VA, July 20

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Local Government Online: Challenges and Opportunities. Invited presentation, eGov National Conference, Washington, D.C., June 30

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Getting Communities Online: Why It Works. Invited presentation, Southern Growth Policy Board Annual Conference, Charleston, WV, June 29

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Community Networks: Getting Started. Invited presentation, CTCNet Annual Conference, Chicago, IL June 18

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Blacksburg's Electronic Village and Community Development. Invited presentation, Wake Forest Best Practice Conference, Winston-Salem, NC April 27

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Communities and the future. Invited presentation, Fredericksburg Technology Summit, Fredericksburg, VA March 30

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Skills training in southwest Virginia's electronic villages. Invited presentation, Ninth District Economic Development Conference, Dublin, VA March 22

Cohill, A.M. (1999) Communities, technology, and economic development. Invited presentation, Community Technology Forum, South Boston, VA January 15

Cohill, A.M. (1998) Civic networks and the design of a new democracy. Invited presentation, World Future Society Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 20-22

Cohill, A. (1998) Municipalities in cyberspace. Invited presentation, Maryland Municipal League Annual Conference, Ocean City, MD, June 29-30

Cohill, A. (1998) Community and Network Futures. Invited presentation, CAN Forum Memorial Lecture, Institute for Global Communications, Tokyo, Japan, June 12

Cohill, A. (1998) Fiber on Main Street and the Role of Local Governments. Invited presentation, Second Annual Smart Communities Conference, Washington, D.C., February 26-27

Cohill, A. (1998) Technology, networking, and education: the regional challenge. Keynote address, Portsmouth/Scioto Technology Summit, Portsmouth, Ohio, February 17-18

Cohill, A. (1998) Rural Development and Community Networks. Invited presentation, Loudoun Rural Economic Development Conference Leesburg, VA, January 22

Cohill, A. (1997) The Design of Sustainable Communities. Keynote address at Hyper Network '97, Oita, Japan, November 11-13

Cohill, A.M. (1997) Sustainable community networks. Invited presentation, Nebraska Futures Conference, Norfolk, NE, October 9

Cohill, A.M. (1997) Sustainability and community networks. Invited presentation, Napa Sustainable Systems Retreat, Napa, CA, July 20-22

Cohill, A.M. (1997) The future of community networks. Invited presentation, World Future Society Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 17-19

Cohill, A.M. (1997) Community network infrastructure. Keynote speaker, Bremerton Community Network Conference, Bremerton, WA, July 2

Cohill, A.M. (1997) Economic development potential of community networks. Invited presentation, Kingsport Regional Economic Development Conference, Kingsport, TN, May 19

Cohill, A.M. (1997) Health care on the Web. Invited presentation, East Tennesse Regional Health Care Conference, Kingsport, TN, March 20

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Networking in higher education. Invited presentation, Apple Higher Education Consortium, Cupertino, CA, November 21

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Accessing and participating in the World Wide Web and the Internet. Invited presentation, 6th Annual Virginia Urban Forest Conference, Roanoke, Virginia, October 30

Cohill, A.M. (1996) The Blacksburg Electronic Village and implications for digital information. Invited presentation, 6th Annual VTLS Directors' Conference, Mountain Lake, Virginia, October 21-23

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Designing community networks. Invited presentation, 6th Annual VTLS Directors' Conference, Mountain Lake, Virginia, October 21-23

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Economic impact of community networks and the digital economy. Invited presentation, National Economic Development task force on the digital economy, St. Louis, Missouri, September 19

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Benefits and obstacles faced by regional networks. Invited panel member, Connect '96, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, September 12

Cohill, A.M. (1996) How to get started with a community network. Invited panel member, Connect '96, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, September 12

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Infrastructure and design of rural networks. Invited presentation, Ninth District Community Networking Conference, Wytheville, Virginia, April 29

Cohill, A.M. (1996) Community uses of networks; Government uses of networks. Invited panelist (2 sessions), Appalachian Regional Commission Telecommunications Conference. Binghampton, NY, April 22-24

Cohill, A.M. (1996) The role of education in community networks. Invited panelist, Heinz Foundation conference on community and educational networks. Pittsburgh, PA, March 13

Cohill, A.M. (1996) ALA Summit on the Information Highway. Invited panelist. Palm Springs, CA, February 20

Cohill, A.M. (1995) The design of community networks. Invited talk at the Coalition for Networked Information Annual Conference, Portland, OR, October 31

Cohill, A.M. (1995) Building community networks in rural communities. Invited presentation, Annual Ninth District Telecommunications Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 25

Cohill, A.M. (1995) Challenges of managing a community network. Invited talk at the bi monthly meeting of the Cross Industry Working Team of the Corporation for Networked Research Initiatives, Reston, VA, September 13

Cohill, A.M. (1994) Computer technology update . 23rd Annual Virginia Accounting and Auditing Conference, Blacksburg, VA, October 10-11

Cohill, A.M. (1994) On the Internet, no one knows you are a university . Keynote speech, 6th Annual Conference, Association of Collegiate Computing Services, Virginia Beach, VA, October 6th

Cohill, A.M. (1994) The Blacksburg Electronic Village. Invited presentation, The Road to the Future: A Ninth District Telecommunications Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, July 18

Cohill, A.M. (1994) Business opportunities on the Internet . Invited presentation, Anheuser Busch, St. Louis, Missouri, January 4

Cohill, A.M., and Gherman, P. (1993) Civic Electronic Networks , Educom '93, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 17-20

Cohill, A.M (1993) Heuristic leaping: Design sensibility in the HCI development process. HCI '93: The 5th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Orlando, Florida, August 8-13

Cohill, A. M. (1991) Design sensibility in the human-computer interface development process . Interface '91: The 7th Annual Symposium on Human Factors and Industrial Design in Consumer Products, in Dayton, OH, May 1-3.

Cohill, A. M. (1989) Human-computer interaction development models . Joint meeting of the HFS/ANSI Committee on HCI and ISO WG5 standards group in Austin, TX, May 21-22.

Cohill, A. M., and Williams E.,R. (1988) Workshop on user guidance at the ISO WG5 human-computer interface conference in Stockholm, June 30 - July 3.

Cohill, A. M. (1987) Chairman of symposium on human-computer interaction standards. Human Factors Society 31st Annual Conference. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors Society

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