Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are offered on demand. Typically, seminars should be scheduled two to three months in advance to allow adequate time to give invited participants time to get the meeting on their calendar. Handouts and class notes are provided for all seminars.

Title Description Who should attend
The Knowledge Economy Roadshow

An intensive, one day workshop designed to identify key issues and factors affecting local economic development efforts as the economy makes the transition from a primarily place-based Manufacturing Economy to an information-based global Knowledge Economy.

  • Economic developers
  • Town and city planners interested in changing land use issues
  • Elected officials
Technology and telecommunications master planning

A workshop designed for communities and economic development organizations. The goal is to identify key telecommunications assets already in the community, set goals for the next two to five years, and develop a preliminary road map for achieving those goals.

  • Economic developers
  • Town and city managers
  • Elected officials
  • Community planning organizations
First Mile Broadband Strategies for Communities This workshop focuses on specific activities and strategies to help get broadband more widely deployed in communities. Many of the strategies require little or no additional funding but can have an effective cumulative impact.
  • Economic developers
  • Town and city managers
  • Elected officials
  • Town and city planners
  • Community planning organizations
Telecommunications planning for residential and commercial developments This seminar presents an overall strategy for new, planned developments, to ensure that the appropriate telecommunications infrastructure and services are available to tenants and residents.
  • Architects
  • Planners
  • Developers and builders
Community network planning and development A step by step overview of the planning and management of a community network. Can be customized according to local community interests and needs.
  • Community network managers
  • CN Web site developers
  • CN management committee members
Leadership technology workshop A workshop on telecommunications and technology designed for leaders. Topics are discussed in plain English and at a level appropriate for those in leadership positions--no technical jargon is used.
  • CEOs
  • Community leaders
  • Elected officials