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Community Networks Training Webinar


03 September 2020

Week 1: Community Networks 101

03 September 2020
10 September 2020

Week 2: The “Community of Networking”

10 September 2020
17 September 2020

Week 3: The business of a community network

17 September 2020
24 September 2020

Week 4: What it’s like to build and sustain a network

24 September 2020
01 October 2020

Week 5: Trouble shooting and security

01 October 2020
05 October 2020

Week 6: Hands-on training

05 October 2020

Week 1: Community Networks 101

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 3:00pm ET / 12:00pm PT / 9:00am HT

Chris Mitchell headshot

Chris Mitchell

Director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative, ILSR

Bumpy Kanahele headshot

Bumpy Kanahele

Head of State, Nation of Hawaii

Dustin Loup headshot

Dustin Loup

Executive Director, ISOC Greater Washington DC Chapter

Week 2: The “Community of Networking”

Thursday, 10 September 2020

Madeleine Redfern headshot

Madeleine Redfern

President of the Ajungi Group

Deb Socia headshot

Deb Socia

President and CEO, The Enterprise Center

Jane Coffin headshot

Jane Coffin

Senior Vice President, Internet Growth, Internet Society

Week 3: The Business of a Community Network

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Melanie Pilon headshot

Melanie Pilon

Economic Development Officer, Township of Dubreuilville

Dr. Rob McMahon headshot

Dr. Rob McMahon

Associate Professor, University of Alberta; Master of Arts in Communication and Technology (MACT) and Master of Arts in Community Engagement (MACE)

Week 4: What It’s Like to Build and Sustain a Network

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Sally Braun headshot

Sally Braun

General Manager, Western James Bay Telecom Network

John Kealoha Garcia photo

John Kealoha Garcia

Executive Advisor, National Security, Nation of Hawaii

Madonna Yawakie headshot

Madonna Yawakie

President, Turtle Island Communications, Inc. (TICOM)

Tim Whiteduck headshot

Tim Whiteduck

Director of Technology, First Nations Education Council (FNEC)

Week 5: Troubleshooting and Security

Thursday, 1 October 2020

Spencer Sevilla headshot

Spencer Sevilla

Research Scientist, University of Washington

Don Ginther headshot

Don Ginther

Manager of Information Technology Services, First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group, Inc. (TSAG)

Gerard Beekmans headshot

Gerard Beekmans

Network Engineer, First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group, Inc. (TSAG)

Allyson Mitchell headshot

Allyson Mitchell

General Manager, Mohawk Networks


Week 6: Hands-on Training

Monday, 5 October 2020
(week of Indigenous Connectivity Summit)

Leading image: Working together with the Internet Society to learn how to use and install the Internet during the Internet Society/ Pu’uhonua O Waimanalo training session on November 14th, 2019. © Elyse Butle