As the digital economy grows, digital inclusion represents economic inclusion leading to better outcomes in: civic engagement, education, employment, financial services, and health and household financial stability, among other key areas of economic growth. However, broadband access and adoption continue to lag behind for certain population segments including low-income communities. At the summit on Aug. 6, attendees will convene to discuss collaborative approaches to achieving digital equity and inclusion for all Dallas communities.
Topics to be covered in this one-day conference include:
Digital inclusion, economic growth and mobility
Broadband access and infrastructure
Digital skills gap in the workforce
Affordable internet services and devices
Bridging the digital divide in Dallas: A solutions showcase
Partners in planning this event include the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Dallas County Community College District, Dallas Innovation Alliance, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Paul Quinn College, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N. Pearl St. Dallas, TX 75201
Registration fee: $25.00
Deadline to register: Aug. 1, 2019