Hilton Palacio del Rio Riverwalk Hotel
200 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
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Join us for an exciting tour (where the tour comes to NEBSA!) of the STEM Geek Bus – a mobile maker space. The SASTEMIC STEM Connectory delivers services focused on creating a capable STEM workforce, advocating for STEM and connecting stakeholders across the San Antonio community. The STEM Geek Bus is part of that community effort. Examples of interactive educational technology learning experiences focusing on critical STEM content areas will be featured.
This session is an introduction to EBS for newcomers and other attendees interested in learning more about the history, technology, regulation and educational use of Educational Broadband Service. Given the changes that continue to evolve in technology, education and regulations this session has something of value for everyone interested in EBS.
Executive Director - Welcome - Remarks
Keynote Speaker: Join our much-anticipated keynote speaker Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime is a highly sought-after speaker and international consultant focusing on the educational impact and potential of technology. In addition to working as part of the Google Education Team he has presented at numerous events and conference such as TED Talks and South by Southwest Education.
Change is ongoing in Washington and at the FCC. Counsel representing numerous EBS licensees will provide an update on regulatory and legislative matters that impact EBS licensees. Conference attendees typically identify this session as being of extraordinary value helping to identify and clarify regulatory issues of interest. Keeping informed on FCC policies is always important.
Join the wonderful and diverse members of NEBSA and enjoy a great opportunity to network as we welcome you with refreshments to the NEBSA Conference and to celebrate NEBSA’s 4oth anniversary of providing member services.
As educational technology needs change, increase your knowledge about technical developments in wireless technology and broadband networks.
Educational operators of EBS -based wireless broadband networks share the challenges they have faced in their self-deployments and critical lessons they have learned.
Digital Equity is consistently cited as a critical factor by the FCC and at educational and community service organizations. Issues and innovative approached will be featured at this important session.
Join us for lunch and the annual NEBSA meeting recognizing membership and organizational accomplishments. The location for the 2019 NEBSA Conference will also be announced.
Consistent feedback from members and prior conference attendees is to share some of the stories of EBS licensees leading and assisting educational efforts. Representatives from educational organizations across the country will show the impact of some of their work and ask attendees to share as well.
Sprint has been in the news for some time with numerous developments. Join us to learn the latest information.
Having absorbed a great deal of information at the conference – here is a chance to expand thinking, preview areas discussed, share thoughts, and pose any lingering questions.
San Antonio provides a spectacular location with the river walk’s beauty. Traditionally a very popular event, dinner and cocktails at a location by the river walk allow a show of support to the EBS community where thanks for participation, contributions to the conference and opportunities for networking await.
The NEBSA Board of Directors will hold their annual meeting.