Charles has a point... vendor members pay for the privilege... -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dawn DiPietro Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 10:27 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Community Wireless Summit May 18-20, 2007 -- Washington, DC.
Charles, How did I know you would make this an issue? ;-) Regards, Dawn DiPietro Charles Wu wrote: > Out of curiosity...does this mean I can just email blast the list with > events that I organize? > > -Charles > > > ------------------------------------------- > WiNOG Wireless Roadshows > Coming to a City Near You > http://www.winog.com > > > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On > Behalf Of Sascha Meinrath > Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 12:30 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: [WISPA] Community Wireless Summit May 18-20, 2007 -- > Washington, DC. > > FYI: > > Contact: > Sascha Meinrath > Executive Director > CUWiN Foundation > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > 217-278-3933 x31 > > INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT TO ADDRESS FUTURE OF BROADBAND > -- Community Technology Leaders from Six Continents to Participate -- > > Champaign-Urbana, I.L., April 18 -- The CUWiN Foundation and the Center > for Community Informatics (CCI) will host the International Summit for > Community Wireless Networks (http://WirelessSummit.org) from May 18-20, > 2007 at Loyola College in Columbia, Maryland. > > The summit is the largest gathering of wireless network developers, > technology and policy experts, and community organizers working to build > universal, low-cost broadband networks around the world. "We are proud > to host an event that brings together technologists and activists > committed to universal access to informatics," said Marco Figueiredo, > CCI Director. > > "The International Summit for Community Wireless Networks explores the > opportunities and challenges facing the growing movement to build > community and municipal broadband networks," said Sascha Meinrath, > co-founder and Executive Director of CUWiN. "This event showcases > cutting-edge technologies and develops political strategies to increase > digital inclusion." > > Since the first National Summit for Community Wireless Networks in 2004, > over 300 Community Internet and municipal broadband projects have sprung > up in the United States alone. The Summit will focus on how these > networks can better serve their target populations, the policies needed > to support broader deployment of community wireless systems, and the > latest technological and software innovations. > > Presenters at previous summits have included FCC Commissioner Jonathan > Adelstein, Jim Baller of the Baller Herbst Law Group, Annie Collins of > Fiber for Our Future, Mark Cooper of the Consumer Federation of America, > Harold Feld of Media Access Project, Robert W. McChesney of Free Press, > Matt Rantanen of Tribal Digital Village, Greg Richardson of Civitium > LLC, Paul Smith of the Center for Neighborhood Technologies, Jim Snider > of the New America Foundation, Dana Spiegel of NYCwireless, Esme Vos of > Muniwireless.com and many other luminaries. > > "High-speed broadband access is the electricity of the 21st century, yet > many rural and poorer urban communities are being left off the grid," > said Ben Scott, policy director of Free Press, the DC-based policy > think-tank. "The innovators and organizers at the International Summit > for Community Wireless Networks are blazing the trail to make broadband > affordable and available to everyone." > > About CUWiN (http://www.cuwin.net) > The CUWiN Foundation is a world-renowned coalition of wireless > developers and community volunteers committed to providing low-cost, > do-it-yourself, community-controlled alternatives to contemporary > broadband models. CUWiN is fiscally sponsored by Grassroots.org, a > non-profit 501c3. CUWiN's mission is to develop decentralized, > community-owned networks that foster democratic cultures and local > content. Through advocacy and through our commitment to open source > technology, CUWiN supports organic networks that grow to meet the needs > of their communities. > > About CCI (http://cci.cs.loyola.edu) > The Center for Community Informatics engages Loyola College's students, > faculty and staff in supporting the creation and deployment of > informatics tools for community empowerment. CCI develops the Community > Telecenter Free Software Toolset; promotes awareness events for the > Loyola College community; offer courses in Community Informatics; > promotes Digital Inclusion Conferences; researches and develops > human-friendly technologies to facilitate inclusion in the New Society > of Knowledge; and, evaluates, documents and develops sustainable models > for Universal Access to Informatics. > > # # # > > > -- > WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/