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Saturday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Building the Future with Gigabit Apps

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Gigabit fiber means more than just faster Internet. Low latency, virtual networks and frictionless online experiences enable a new world of possibilities. Next generation Internet applications are challenging from both a technological and a sociological standpoint. Software developers are challenged to incorporate new ways of thinking about networks, while civic leaders are challenged to think about human networks that transcend traditional geopolitical borders. Learn how technologists and civic leaders are working together to create meaningful opportunities over gigabit fiber, and how the developer community and civic leaders in your city can prepare now for the fiber networks that will be deployed in the future.

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Speakers
avatar for Will Barkis

Will Barkis

Gigabit EvangelistWill Barkis is a Gigabit Evangelist who believes deeply in the empowering capabilities of next gen communication & information technologies for everyone in our communities. Until recently, he directed Mozilla’s partnership with the National Science Foundation to... Read More →
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Aaron Deacon

Managing DirKC Digital DriveAaron Deacon is managing director for KC Digital Drive, a bistate initiative to drive innovation and collaboration within Kansas City and capitalize on next generation infrastructure. KC Digital Drive covers a broad range of issues including education... Read More →
avatar for Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe

Professor of InnovationThe University of Texas at AustinBob Metcalfe is an Internet Society Hall of Fame Pioneer. He started work on the Internet in 1970 at MIT, Harvard, and Stanford. He invented Ethernet at Xerox Parc in 1973. In 1979, the founded 3Com Corporation, which became... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Four Seasons, San Jacinto Ballroom 98 San Jacinto Blvd

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