Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2021

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Day 1: 12 October 2021

All times are in EDT
13:00 – 14:00

Training: Joint Policy and Technical Discussion - Community Engagement

Optional; (open to all ICS participants)
14:00 – 15:00

Training: Final Technical Training Session - Crimping

Optional; (open to all ICS participants)
15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 – 16:15

Training: Final Advocacy Training Session - Building Policy Recommendations

Engagement
16:15 – 16:30

Opening Ceremony

16:30 – 17:00

Agenda Bashing

Day 2: 13 October 2021

11:00 – 11:15

How to make the most of the ICS 2021

11:15 – 11:30

Networking

11:30 – 11:45

Keynote

11:45 – 12:30

Information sessions

Information session: Overview of policy environment, Canada

Information session: Overview of policy environment, US
12:30 – 13:00

Research Presentation: Broadband Mapping Project with ASU

13:00 – 13:30

Panel: Mapping Indigenous Community Networks

13:30 – 13:45

Break

13:45 – 14:30

Research Presentation: Measuring the Impact of CNs and case study, Pu'uhonua O Waimanalo

14:30 – 15:30

Workshop: Defining Indigenous Digital Equity

15:30 – 16:30

Workshop: Accessing state/federal/private funding

16:30 – 17:00

Brainstorming: how can we use data to ensure Indigenous CNs are successful?

17:00 – 17:30

Social event

Day 3: 14 October 2021

11:00 – 11:15

Plenary check-in

11:15 – 11:30

Presentation of Summit Artwork

11:30 – 11:45

Networking

11:45 – 12:00

Keynote

12:00 – 13:15

Workshop: Indigenous Data/Digital Sovereignty

13:15 – 13:25

Lightning Talk: Tribal Wireless Boot Camp

13:25 – 13:35

Lightning Talk: CNs in Hawai'i

13:35 – 13:45

Lightning Talk: Winnipeg Mesh

13:45 – 14:00

Break

14:00 – 15:15

Breakout sessions

Workshop: Canada: next level advocacy

Workshop: EBS and CBRS

Privacy

Seminar: Business Models and Incorporating a New Entity
15:15 – 15:25

Lightning Talk: First Nations Technology Council IT Foundation

15:25 – 15:55

IP address Space

16:00 – 17:00

Film Festival

Day 4: 15 October 2021

11:00 – 11:15

Plenary Check-in

11:15 – 11:30

Networking

11:30 – 12:00

Research Presentation: Evaluation of the impact of the Indigenous Connectivity Summit

12:00 – 13:00

Disaster Recovery

13:00 – 13:15

Break

13:15 – 13:25

Lightning Talk: Inuvik IXP

13:25 – 13:35

Lightning Talk: Sustainable Networks

13:35 – 14:35

Panel: Can LEOs provide a viable backhaul solution for community networks?

14:35 – 15:35

Review and endorsement of policy recommendations

15:35 – 16:35

Presentation of Policy and Technical Training Certificates

16:35

Wrap up, discussion and next steps

16:45

Reception

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Time

Tuesday 12 October 2021 –

Friday 15 October 2021

Location

Online


The 2021 Indigenous Connectivity Summit (ICS) will expand on the success of the last four meetings:

2017 ICS Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2018 ICS Edmonton, Alberta and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

2019 ICS Hilo, Hawai'i and Pu’uhonua o Waimānalo, Hawai'i

2020 ICS Virtual


Leading image: © Angela Gzowski

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