MMTC Sets 2nd Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit
December 29, 2010 at 8:16 AM (PT)
THE MINORITY MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL (MMTC) will hold its 2nd Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit on JANUARY 20th-21st, 2011 at THE WESTIN GRAND HOTEL in WASHINGTON, DC. There, the nation's most noted leaders and policymakers in Broadband Policy and Adoption, Telecommunications and Social Justice will analyze this year's theme, "Bridge The Digital Divide."
This year’s Summit will feature FCC Commissioners MICHAEL COPPS, MEREDITH BAKER and ROBERT MCDOWELL, WHITE HOUSE Senior Advisor PHILIP WEISER, Congressman CLIFF STEARNS, NTIA Deputy Administrator ANNA GOMEZ, and KRISTAL HIGH of POLITIC365, and offer workshops such as ‘The OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’s Broadband Policy Priorities’ and ‘Civic Engagement And Social Justice In The Wake Of The 2010 Election,’ and networking with participants during the annual ‘Social Justice Reception.’
Social media use will be highlighted throughout the Summit. Events will be streamed live via Ustream; participants are being urged to voice their opinions through a tweetcast, a ‘Bloggers Table’ will feature the nation’s top bloggers blogging, and photo and video tagging.
The Broadband Social Justice Summit is open to all. Click here to register.