Program Information

Oregon Connections: Digital Inclusion
Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference: Networks of the Future The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference draws attendees from all regions of the country to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications.

The 2018 conference presenters and attendees explored Digital Inclusion, the challenge of ensuring that all individuals and communities have access to affordable state of the art information and broadband communications services, and the skills, knowledge and support to use them. Topics included blockchain and crypto currencies, cybersecurity, technology addiction, network deployment and public policy.

red arrow   2018 Conference Program (updated October 9th)



Mary Beth Henry, Digital Equity/Broadband Consultant Mary Beth Henry is a Digital Equity/Broadband Consultant. She is the former Director of the City of Portland's Office for Community Technology and Mt Hood Cable Regulatory Commission, where she initiated and oversaw development of Portland's Broadband Strategic Plan and the county-wide Digital Equity Action Plan, which brought together business, community, and governmental partners in the recognition that digital equity and affordable, ubiquitous, next generation broadband internet are essential for the region's future. – Learn more about Mary Beth Henry.

2018 Oregon Connections Awards

Learn more about the Oregon Connections Awards.