THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED AND SUPPORTED THIS YEAR'S TWENTIETH
OREGON CONNECTIONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE ! ! !
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT YEAR IN HOOD RIVER,
OCTOBER 20 AND 21, 2016.
|The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference draws attendees from all regions of the state to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications.
The 2015 conference presenters and attendees explored aspects of Broadband as it comes of age twenty years after the commercialization of the Internet. Program topics will include cyber-security, smart communities, challenge of infrastructure, Internet and Broadband Public Policy, Broadband enabled applications, and the status of Broadband in Oregon.
"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning."
- Winston Churchill
2015 Keynote Speaker
Paul Mitchell is General Manager, Technology Policy at Microsoft Corporation. In this capacity, he is responsible for policy engagement on long-term technology evolution. He is responsible for strategic technology policy initiatives in the areas of spectrum, Internet governance, and broadband.
Prior to his current position Mr. Mitchell held a variety of senior positions including General Manager, Interoperability and Standards and, with Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division, General Manager of Policy and Standards.
Mitchell is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on the evolving nature of broadband, the role of interoperability and open standards in the market place, and the impact of technology shifts on media.
Mitchell has served on the board of directors of BET.com, Vision TV and SVOX in Canada, and the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions. Learn more.