Representatives of Iowa's growing municipal broadband community will gather in Waverly, Iowa for the 2022 IAMU Fall Broadband Forum on October 24-25, 2022. The Fall Forum is resurrecting an old IAMU tradition of holding meetings in the communities where members have built networks, and we're excited to have Waverly Utilities as our host this year!
Oct. 24 - Waverly Utilities Tours and Member Meet-Up
The Fall Forum will include two opportunities for attendees to tour the Waverly Utilities operations center at 1002 Adams Parkway in Waverly. The first tour on the afternoon of Monday, October 24th begins at 3:30pm. The other tour opportunity will be the following afternoon. After the tour, attendees are invited to gather at Joe’s Knight Hawk, 1002 W Bremer in Waverly for dinner and beverages (on your own).
Oct. 25 - Sessions and Waverly Utilities Tour
The official kickoff of the Fall Forum will be Tuesday, October 25th at 8:00am. Workshop sessions and lunch will be held in the Waverly Room at Waverly City Hall, 200 1st St NE. Sessions are scheduled until 1:45pm and will be followed by a second tour opportunity at Waverly Utilities beginning at 2pm.
Session schedule on October 25th
8:30am - The Waverly Utilities Story
9:30am - Digital Inclusion
10:30am - 10G PON and Beyond - Preparing for the Future
11:30am - Smart Cities: Grids, Transportation, and Big Data
12:20pm - Lunch with new ACA Connects CEO Grant Spellmeyer
1:00pm - Broadband Funding in Iowa
CLICK HERE for a complete schedule of activities and session descriptions (PDF)
Registration information is on the Events page at www.iamu.org. If you are an IAMU member, please log in to your account before registering to get the member price.
Registration is $50 for IAMU members and $75 for non-members.
Associate Members can also sponsor lunch or breaks at the Fall Forum by visiting the event page and clicking the "Sponsorship Registration" link.
There is not a room block for this event. However, there are several hotels in Waverly to choose from.
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