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Broadband Availability, Accessibility and Affordability in Rural Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Penn Wells Hotel - Wellsboro, PA

AGENDA

9:00 AM Welcome and Opening Comments
Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman - The Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati
Representative Garth Everett, Vice Chairman - The Center for Rural Pennsylvania

9:15 AM Joseph Witmer, Counsel to Chairman Gladys Brown - Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

9:35 AM Thomas Freeman, General Manager - Blue Ridge Communications
Al Quimby, Corporate Account Executive - PenTeleData
David Tews, Vice-President - Indigo Wireless, President - Extreme Enterprises

10:05 AM Anthony Ventello, Executive Director - Progress Authority
Eric Bridges, Executive Director - North Central PA Regional Planning and Development Commission
Edward Matts, Technology Director - North Central PA Regional Planning and Development Commission
Craig Eccher, President & CEO - Tri-County Rural Electric

10:35 AM BREAK

10:50 AM Timothy E. Schoener, Vice President/CIO - UPMC Susquehanna
Dr. Robert Gillio, Medical Director for Population Health and Clinical Innovations - JC Blair Memorial Health System

11:15 AM Terri Dennison, Executive Director - PA Route 6 Alliance
Lori Copp, Executive Director - Visit Potter-Tioga
Ed Szymanik, Owner - Susquehannock Lodge

11:40 PM Dr. Brenda Freeman, Superintendent - Wellsboro Area School District
Gerald Port, Owner - Port Farms

12:00 PM Mark Smith, Executive Director - Broadband Initiatives, PA Governor's Office

12:20PM Closing Remarks
Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman - The Center for Rural Pennsylvania

12:30 PM Adjournment

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