Primary agenda item is to continue our discussion on the 2019-2020 Stakeholder Network Plan. I have drafted a sponsorship/fundraising document (see attachment). That document includes the following suggested activities for 2019-2020 based upon your suggestions at previous meetings. Please note that this is a draft plan pending discussion, prioritization and adoption by this Leadership Team.
Continue to coordinate and support the Network Leadership Team and Network Planning
Coordinate Network events as determined by the Leadership Team that may include: Roundtables, webinars or workshops
Support the development of the ATIC web site, especially the Broadband Stakeholder info and event pages, and include a calendar of events related to broadband planning and related initiatives on the web site
Send periodic email updates to stakeholders, such as announcements of events and funding opportunities
Update and post announcements on the ATIC LinkedIn and Facebook accounts
Develop an integrated GAZEL/ATIC CRM/database and common email communication platform such as Mobilize or Mail Chimp to include key leaders and interested parties representing stakeholder groups
--- Phase 1: Develop a Google Sheet to incorporate the registration list from the Roundtable, and the current email list that Mark maintains, adding contact info – name, organization, address, phone, etc. --- Explore alternative CRM/email marking/community management platform (s) --- Phase 3: Integrate ATIC and GAZEL lists
Developing collateral material such as flyers
Support fundraising: Research funding and sponsorship opportunities and preparing and submitting funding and sponsorship requests
Admin and Communication
The ATIC website (s) that would provide:
Access to information about strategies and resources for planning and deployment of broadband including an overview/summaries of all state level broadband planning initiatives, entities and contacts
A calendar of events related to broadband planning and related initiatives
Periodic communication to stakeholders
Newsletter/email blast to stakeholders
Blog and/or social networking such as LinkedIn, Facebook, etc
A collaboration platform such as Ryver An integrated GAZEL/ATIC CRM/database of key leaders and interested parties representing stakeholder groups An integrated GAZEL/ATIC email communication platform such as Mail Chimp Collateral material such as flyers
Suggested 2019 Plan November - December
Live Early December Networking (not Roundtable) and Webinar - with Informal networking, featured presentations; updates and information sharing; Project/vendor showcase
Continued development of database/community management platform
Possible presenters for webinar
Jeff Sobotka State Broadband Director
Sergio Cardona, President and CEO of ED2 Corp (or representative). Electronic Design and Development Corp. ed2corp.com/(ED2), a Tucson startup is developing low-cost equipment for emerging 5G data networks. ED2 has developed low-cost filters to clean up 5G signals; a first-of-a-kind universal 5G wireless software-based repeater to extend current 5G range and penetration; and a low-cost, low-power consumption 5G antenna. ED2’s products are part of a radio-frequency front-end component market that is estimated to grow from about $19 billion this year to nearly $40 billion by 2025, according to figures from market research company Yole Development. Won award at Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo
Doug Stetson, CEO of Freefall. Revolutionary Intelligent Antenna Systems for the 5G Era: The 5G systems envisioned for 2020 and beyond will revolutionize the way that data moves to connect people and things. FreeFall’s unique 3-dimensional phased array antennas represent a completely new approach to achieving the benefits and addressing the challenges of 5G. Freefall's electronically steerable inflatable antenna will revolutionize the way that data moves from space to ground. FreeFall was awarded Innovation Leader of the Year at the Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo
Quarterly statewide in person Stakeholder Roundtables, with webinar/audio, web and video conferencing available. These Roundtables may include: One or two featured presentations at each meeting; updates and information sharing; Project/vendor showcase; Informal networking
Annual Broadband Stakeholder Summit/Conference
Monthly Webinars (maybe networking, webinars and Ignite presentations)
Periodic Regional Roundtables/Workshops in person with webinar/audio, web and video conferencing available
Discussion of telecom policy issues
Anchor Institution coordination and support
Exhibits at education, technology, government, healthcare, economic development conferences and events
Local or regional Workshops/Roundtables. Workshop content may include information and examples/best practices such as:
-- How broadband can support education, economic development, health care, and community services. Emphasis on economic development -- Regional planning and development of regional task forces/teams -- Rights-of-way. Models of community rights-of-way policies that will expedite and reduce costs in the permitting process. Local communities need to develop policies that reduce costs, remove barriers and expedite deployment -- Federal, state and local resources and funding opportunities
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