2023 Conference Theme


To successfully realize the goals of BEAD, we must find a way to Collaborate.  Infrastructure integration, which best serves a community, is the foundation of a sustainable future and will enable technology innovation to thrive for one and all, regardless of socioeconomic status.


We’re taking your abstract suggestions (below) through February! 

“Excellent conference! Outstanding sessions. Left feeling I learned a lot.”
County Economic Executive 
“This conference has become very important to this relatively small industry. If you are in this industry and in this region geographically speaking you have to attend this conference to keep up.”
City Employee
“The conference was excellent and provided me valuable connections as well as a really energized feeling. I truly loved it!”
IT for Large County School System

2022 Conference
In 2022, we talked a lot about the NTIA’s $42.5 billion Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and featured NTIA Chief Alan Davidson as a keynote. If you are interested in reviewing the keynotes, they can be found on our YouTube channel


Mountain Connect focuses on a myriad of topics including Intelligent/Smart Infrastructure, Digital Government, Economic Development, Healthcare, Education, Emerging Technologies, Policy Impacting Broadband and, Broadband 101 Education for Elected Officials.
Visit the 2022 Event Portal


2023 Abstract Submission

Apply for one of the following tracks:

Accepting abstracts through March

Community Development


Community Broadband Case Studies


Emerging Technologies


BEAD and Funding
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