Bucknell to host KINBER Community Day (Change of Date)

By Jayne Ann Bugda | jbugda@pahomepage.com

Published 07/04 2014 12:06AM

Updated 07/11 2014 10:21PM

 Bucknell University will host KINBER Community Day Thursday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Hunt Hall on the Bucknell campus. [NOTE: This event has been rescheduled from July 17.]
This regional event is being held to inform and engage the community about the latest developments with KINBER, the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research, its 1,600-mile broadband network known as PennREN, and the impact of broadband on a community. 
Leaders from the Bucknell and KINBER communities will discuss the benefits of a next generation broadband network on healthcare, education, library, public media, economic development, governmental, and other organizations. Topics include:
  • an overview of KINBER and PennREN
  • Union County update
  • Success Stories/Recent Adopters
  • the Road to Connectivity - Process and Last Mile Solutions
Registration is required by Aug. 8 (click here to register.) The agenda for this informative and interactive event is available here.
Free parking is available in the Lower Harris Lot (Lot #23). Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.
For additional information, contact:
Patti Campbell: pcampbell@kinber.org;
Tracy Hower: tjh021@bucknell.edu (before Aug. 8);
Pam Mitchell: pmitchell@bucknell.edu (after Aug. 8)

(Information from Kathryn Kopchik)

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