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National Digital Literacy Inclusion Conference Comes to Minnesota! - By Tom Cytron-Hysom, Consultant

Net Inclusion 2017, a national conference hosted by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, will be held May 16-17 in St. Paul. Hosted by the Saint Paul Public Library, the conference brings together community organizers, teachers, policy makers, advocates and other stakeholders to address a wide range of issues related to digital access and equity, public policy, fiscal support, and Best Practices in service delivery. 

Plenary sessions and breakout sessions will address academic studies connecting income, jobs and education outcomes to digital access and use, local government investments in digital inclusion, accessing potential sources of financial and programmatic support, and many other topics.

Sessions will be held in downtown St. Paul at the James J. Hill Center, St. Paul Library George Latimer Central Library, and City Hall. 

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Registration is capped at 250, and Early Bird registration ends April 6, so register soon to insure a spot and to get the best conference rates. This is an incredible opportunity to learn together with a broad range of expert practitioners and policy makers – and to show off Minnesota programs to a wide audience!

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is a unified voice for home broadband access, public broadband access, personal devices and local technology training and support programs. They work collaboratively to craft, identify and disseminate financial and operational resources for digital inclusion programs while serving as a bridge to policymakers and the general public.