15 Mar 11 - Rural Broadband

Programme

 

  

09.45   Welcome and Introductions

 

 

Session 1 – Infrastructure

 

 

10.00

UK Government Policy and their broadband delivery plans
Robert Ling, BDUK

 

10.30 

Rolling out the Fibre Network and prospects for businesses and communities in the

rural north

Bill Murphy, BT

 

 

11.00

Newcastle University research findings on local broadband

Hilary Talbot and Ranald Richardson, CRE / CURDS

 

11.30

Coffee

 

 

12.00  Case Studies

 

Digital Dale, Teesdale, Neil Metcalfe

Great Asby, Cumbria, Miles Mandelson

North Yorkshire's NYnet, Andy Lister

Northumberland Rural Community Broadband, Stuart Evans

 

 

13.00  Lunch

 

 

Session 2 – Innovative Use of the Infrastructure

 

 

14.00

Broadband and rural service delivery

James Saunby, Grey Sky Consulting

 

 

14.30

 

Case Studies

 

Two Dales Live Graham Wilkinson, Hudson House

Digital Dale - Urban/Rural Collaboration, Mark Elliott, DigitalCity Busienss and Anne Allen, Barnard Castle Vision Delivery Team

A Rural business Rob Hindle, Rural Innovation

 

 

15.30

Summary and closing debate:  

Daniel Heery, Cybermoor, and John Farrington, Aberdeen University

 

 

16.15

 End

Downloads attached to this article