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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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Can't every rural community have broadband?

Presented by Ascension Seton and Raise Your Hand Texas. Supported by Texas Rural Funders Collaborative and AARP Texas.

Moderator
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Paul Flahive

Technology and Entrepreneurship Reporter for Texas Public Radio
Flahive reports on technology and entrepreneurship for Texas Public Radio. He also produces “The Source” and created the outlet’s live storytelling program, Worth Repeating. He has worked in public radio across the country, including in Iowa City, Chicago, Anchorage and San... Read More →

Speakers
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Eric Frederick

Executive Director of Connect Michigan and Vice President of Community Affairs for Connected Nation Inc.
Frederick joined Connected Nation Inc., a national nonprofit working to expand access, adoption and use of broadband technology, in 2011. In 2018, he facilitated the Michigan Consortium of Advanced Networks (MCAN) and was the principal author of the Michigan Broadband Roadmap published... Read More →
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Four Price

State Representative
Price, R-Amarillo, has represented House District 87 since 2011. He serves as chair of the House Calendars Committee and sits on the Natural Resources, Public Health and Redistricting committees. Price has practiced law for over 20 years and currently serves as vice president and... Read More →
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Jordana Barton

Senior Adviser in the San Antonio Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Barton is a senior adviser in the San Antonio Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, where she focuses on the Community Reinvestment Act, the digital economy, affordable housing and small business development. She also serves on the steering committee for the Digital Inclusion... Read More →
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Teresa Burnett

Executive Director of the Monahans Chamber of Commerce
Burnett has served as executive director of the Monahans Chamber of Commerce for 15 years. As director, she helped initiate a permanent charitable endowment for Ward County. Burnett also serves on several boards, including the Ward County Crime Stoppers and the Better Business Bureau... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (20)