Gigabit City Summit – North America

Organized by KC Digital Drive, the Gigabit City Summit is your chance to learn how to make your own city smarter, faster, and better. The conference is designed especially for leaders in “gigabit cities,” where a fiber-optic broadband network is available...
Gigabit City Summit

Gigabit City Summit

Gigabit City Summit A Growing Gathering of Smart City Leaders Learn More Global Smart City Experts, U.S. Broadband City Leaders The Gigabit City – North America, January 12-15, 2015 Organized by KC Digital Drive, the Gigabit City Summit is is designed especially for...

Global Roundtables

Global RoundtablesEstablish Kansas City as an Emerging Global Leader in Smart City Discussions   Get Involved cities represented at the Gigabit City Summit telepresence events city leaders at the 2014 Gigabit City Summit-KC U.S. metros expected at the Gigabit...

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Skills in the States Forum looks toward infrastructure funding

The Skills in the States Forum recently hosted by the National Skills Coalition brought together professionals from all over the country in the workforce, government and education sectors as well as those supporting them through credentialing and other related services to talk about trends, best practices and innovative solutions. Much of the conversations focused on […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide through Digital Divide Simulation

The first Digital Divide Simulation event on Nov. 9 at the Central branch of the Kansas City Public Library increased awareness for the socioeconomic setbacks faced by Kansas Citians living on the wrong side of the Digital Divide. Participants were asked to take on the persona of an individual to complete tasks for “one month” measured as four, 15-minute long, “weeks.” Tasks assigned to participants included enrolling their children in school, finding housing information online, and applying to government programs, such as the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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