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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 will explore 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        



Theme "20 Years of Oregon Connections: Broadband Comes of Age"
What 20th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
When Thursday and Friday, October 22 - 23, 2015
Registration Early bird registration fee $65 until Sept 17th - REGISTER ONLINE!
Agenda See 2015 Conference Agenda.
(See last year's 2014 Presentations.)
Where Hood River Inn
Hood River Inn
Hood River, OR
Ask for special conference rates.
Who See who came to the 2014 conference!
Award Nominations NOMINATE ONLINE for the Oregon Connections Awards.
Deadline Sept 11th.



Paul Mitchell 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.




2015 Sponsors
Summit Sponsors
LS Networks

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Alpine Sponsors
CoastCom, Inc.

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Hunter Communications

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Structured Communication Systems

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Spectrum Business: Enterprise Solutions

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Timberline Sponsors
Whitewater Sponsors
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District

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Oregon Business Development Department
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Gorge Technology Alliance

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City of Eugene


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Frontier Communications

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NewBasis

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gorge.net

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Northwest Telecommunications Association

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Q-Life Network

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GCI

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