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June 9, 2015 Leveraging Digital 395 Roundtable

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Leveraging Digital 395 Roundtable

Roundtable Discussion for Key Stakeholders
Barstow and Mojave Region

Sponsored by:

Inland Empire Regional Broadband Consortium (IERB)

California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)

Purpose of Roundtable:

The California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) is collaborating with the Inland Empire Regional Broadband Consortium (IERB) to explore strategies with key stakeholders in the Barstow and Mojave region to accelerate broadband deployment and adoption utilizing Digital 395, a state and federally funded high-speed internet fiber line from Reno to Barstow.

  • Learn about Digital 395
  • Opportunities and collaborations with Digital 395 and for future Broadband projects
  • Latest CPUC Broadband Infrastructure and Adoption Program Funding 




DATE: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
TIME: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Barstow Harvey House
681 North First Avenue
Barstow, CA 92311
AGENDA:
Time Item/Topic
9:30 Coffee and Conversation
10:00 Welcome & Introductions– Digital 395 Roundtable    
-- Sunne Wright McPeak, CEO, CETF
    -- Robert Lovingood, 1st District Supervisor, San Bernardino County 
-- James Ramos, 3rd District Supervisor, San Bernardino County
-- Martha van Rooijen, Executive Director, IERB (Presentation)
10:15 Why Broadband is important to the Region and State
-- Sunne Wright McPeak
10:30 Digital 395 and Broadband Opportunities
-- Michael Ort, CEO,  Praxis Associates/Digital 395
11:00 CPUC Broadband Grant Update for Inland Empire Region
-- John Baker, Regulatory Analyst, CPUC
11:15 Opportunities, Collaborations and What can We Do? 
-- Roundtable Discussion
12:15 Lunch and Discussion








Desert Dispatch News Article:

IERB - CETF 
Barstow Digital 395 Roundtable
June 9, 2015

 


Robert Lovingood, 1st District Supervisor, San Bernardino County
Sunne Wright McPeak, CEO, CETF
James Ramos, 3rd District Supervisor, San Bernardino County

Elena Rivera, Executive Director,
Barstow Chamber of Commerce
             Ava Reyes, Administrative Services Manager,
City of Barstow


Sunne Wright McPeak, CETF CEO, addresses the importance of broadband to the Inland Empire and to the State of California

James Ramos, 3rd District Supervisor, San Bernardino County
Welcomes the Roundtable participants

Robert Lovingood, 1st District Supervisor,
San Bernardino County

John Baker, CPUC Regulatory Analyst, CASF Program

Martha van Rooijen, Executive Director,
Inland Empire Regional Broadband Consortium (IERB)

Roundtable Participants
 
Emil Marzullo, CEO, P3 Global Solutions
Lisa Lawrence, High Desert Community Foundation
Trina Siverts, Press
Jennifer Rodriguez, Barstow Tanger Outlets

 
Sophia Anne "Sam" Merck, National Public Land News
Arnold San Miguel, SCAG
Raul Alcaraz, Race Communications
Deborah Brown Dithomas, Barstow Community College
Will Liebscher, Red Mountain Community

Michael Ort, CEO Praxis Associates (Digital 395) 

Jeff Fitzgerald, SB County Information Services
Robert Lovingood, 1st District Supervisor
James Ramos, 3rd District Supervisor
San Bernardino County

Alex Glover, Director S-6, Marine Corps Logistic Base Barstow




Richard Kustra, Fort Irwin Network Enterprise Center
Aaron Matsumoto, Fort Irwin Assistant Chief of Staff, G-6
James "Nick" Nichols, Fort Irwin Plans & Architecture
Austin Famar, Lee and Associates
Joseph Hisquierdo, Lee & Associates

Robert Lovingood, 1st District Supervisor, San Bernardino County
James Ramos, 3rd District Supervisor, San Bernardino County

Eric Brown, CEO, California Telehealth Network
Sunne Wright McPeak, CEO, CETF
Michael Ort, CEO, Praxis Associates (Digital 395)

Elena Rivera, Executive Director, Barstow Chamber of Commerce
Juan Rivera, Marine Corps Logistic Base, Barstow 

Ron Frame, 1st District Supervisor Office,
San Bernardino County
Nick Keeler, VP and General Manager of Inyo Networks
 
Domingo Gonzales and Ava Reyes, City of Barstow
 
Robert "Bob" Berkman, Newberry Springs Community

Barstow Historic Harvey House and Rail Depot

Digital 395 --  High Speed Internet Fiber Line from Reno to Barstow

Digital 395 Marker

Historic Harvey House, Barstow, California on Route 66, San Bernardino County
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