Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2021

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Day 1: 12 October 2021

All times are in EDT
13:00 – 14:00

Training: Joint Policy and Technical Discussion - Community Engagement

Optional; (open to all ICS participants)
Jane Coffin, Lihla Noori, Joel Templeman
14:00 – 15:00

Training: Final Technical Training Session - Crimping

Optional; (open to all ICS participants)
Spencer Sevilla, Esther Jang, Matt Johnson, Robert Johnson
15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 – 16:15

Training: Final Advocacy Training Session - Building Policy Recommendations

Anna Higgins

Day 2: 13 October 2021

11:00 – 11:05

How to Make the Most of the ICS 2021

Mark Buell
11:05 – 11:20

Networking

11:20 – 12:00

Information Sessions

Overview of Policy Environment, Canada
Mark Buell, Laura Tribe

Overview of Policy Environment, US
Anna Higgins
12:00 – 12:30

Research Presentation: Broadband Mapping Project with ASU

Traci Morris, H Trostle
12:30 – 12:45

Break

12:45 – 13:00

Lightning Talk: Partnerships in Spectrum

Deborah Simpier, Max Orcutt
13:00 – 13:15

Lightning Talk: Community Networks in Hawai'i

Lihla Noori
13:15 – 13:30

International Internet Governance

Naela Sarras
13:30 – 13:45

Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Jeff Doctor
14:00 – 14:45

Continuing to Build and Strenghten the ICS Community

Matt Rantanen, Chris Mitchell
15:00 – 15:15

Social Event

Day 3: 14 October 2021

11:00 – 11:15

Plenary Check-in

11:15 – 11:30

Presentation of Summit Artwork

Darrah Blackwater
11:30 – 11:45

Networking

11:45 – 12:05

Panel: Tribal Wireless Boot Camp

Matt Rantanen, Chris Mitchell, Jessica Engel, Linnea Jackson, Matthew Douglas (Speygee)
12:05 – 12:20

IP Address Space (and Scholarships)

John Sweeting
12:20 – 12:40

Break

12:40 – 12:50

Flash Session: Ulukhaktok

Sydonie Okheena
12:50 – 13:00

Lightning Talk: Update on Arcadian Infracom

Matt Rantanen
13:00 – 13:10

PCI: Tribal Resource Center

Brooke Munroe
13:10 – 13:20

Lightning Talk: Winnipeg Mesh

Joel Templeman
13:20 – 13:30

Break

13:30 – 14:15

Breakout Sessions

Workshop: Canada: Next Level Advocacy
Mark Buell, Anderson Heiman

Workshop: EBS and CBRS
Spencer Sevilla

Privacy Workshop and Discussion with Facebook
Katie Jordan

Seminar: Business Models and Incorporating a New Entity
Alfred Loon
14:15 – 14:30

Readouts from Breakout Sessions

14:30 – 15:00

Making More Possible with Indigenous Collaboration at Rogers

Nathan Martin
15:00 – 15:15

Community Brainstorm

Day 4: 15 October 2021

11:00 – 11:15

Plenary Check-in

Leonardo Wassilie
11:15 – 11:30

Networking

11:30 – 12:00

Research Presentation: Evaluation of the Impact of the Indigenous Connectivity Summit

Rob McMahon, Heather Hudson
12:00 – 12:30

Disaster Recovery (including Backup Power)

Brian Meagher, Matt Rantanen
12:30 – 12:45

Break

12:45 – 12:50

Tribute to Brian Beaton

12:50 – 13:05

Lightning Talk: Inuvik IXP

Tom Zubko
13:05 – 13:35

Research Presentation: Measuring the Impact of Community Networks and Case Study, Pu'uhonua O Waimanalo

Wayne Buente, Rob McMahon, Brandon Maka'awa'awa, Heather Hudson, John Kealoha Garcia
13:35 – 15:30

Can LEOs provide a viable backhaul solution for community networks?

Joe Hickey
14:15 – 15:30

Review and Endorsement of Policy Recommendations

Anna Higgins
15:30 – 15:35

Presentation of Policy and Technical Training Certificates

Anna Higgins, Dustin Loup
15:35 – 15:40

Wrap up, Discussion and Next Steps

Mark Buell
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Date and Time

Tuesday 12 October 2021 –

Friday 15 October 2021

Location

Online


The 2021 Indigenous Connectivity Summit (ICS) will expand on the success of the last four meetings:

2017 ICS Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2018 ICS Edmonton, Alberta and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

2019 ICS Hilo, Hawai'i and Pu’uhonua o Waimānalo, Hawai'i

2020 ICS Virtual


Leading image: © Angela Gzowski

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