Utah Communities Connect: Utah’s Digital Alliance endeavors to bring awareness and action to
our communities concerning information communication technologies around access, devices,
and education. At the summit on October 8th, we will convene local leaders from government,
education, nonprofits, libraries, service providers, and others to discuss digital inclusion efforts,
raise awareness, and identify opportunities for community members and stakeholders working
toward digital equity in Utah.


9:00 AM | Welcome and keynote addresses by Kelleigh Cole and Mallory Bateman

10:00 AM | Two rounds of breakout sessions on: Education, Healthcare, Civic Engagement, Economic Opportunity, Accessibility, Digital Literacy in the Community.

12:00 PM | Lunch, Networking, and Awards Presentation with Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Main Library, Salt Lake City Public Library*
210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

*Parking Validation for the Library garage will be available to full conference attendees.

For questions or comments email Shauna Edson at sedson@slcpl.org

Featured Speakers

avatar for Mallory Bateman

Mallory Bateman

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute
State Data Center Coordinator and Senior Research Analyst
avatar for Kelleigh Cole

Kelleigh Cole

Utah Education and Telehealth Network
Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Jackie Biskupski

Jackie Biskupski

Salt Lake City Corporation


avatar for Everette Bacon

Everette Bacon

Utah Services for the Blind; National Federation of the Blind of Utah
Field Services Coordinator; President
avatar for Charles Baldwin

Charles Baldwin

BitStream Communications, Inc.
avatar for Shawn Beus

Shawn Beus

Weber State University
Director of Small Business Development Center
avatar for Jamie Bird

Jamie Bird

Salt Lake Community College
Assistive Technology Coordinator
avatar for Turner C. Bitton

Turner C. Bitton

West View Media
Executive Director
avatar for Jacob Brace

Jacob Brace

Google Fiber
Government and Community Affairs Manager
avatar for Peter Bromberg

Peter Bromberg

Salt Lake City Public Library
Executive Director
avatar for Todd Call

Todd Call

avatar for Drew Clark

Drew Clark

Editor and Publisher
avatar for Tiffany Clason

Tiffany Clason

Congressman Ben McAdams, UT 04
District Director
avatar for Elizabeth Craig

Elizabeth Craig

Medicaid Manager
avatar for Rebecca Dilg

Rebecca Dilg

Rural Outreach Manager
avatar for Catherine Draper

Catherine Draper

United Way of Utah County
Digital Inclusion VISTA
avatar for Faye Edebiri

Faye Edebiri

Salt Lake Community College
Interim Director
avatar for Shauna Edson

Shauna Edson

Salt Lake City Public Library
Digital Inclusion Coordinator
avatar for Mana Eini

Mana Eini

Western Governor's University
Software Engineer II
avatar for Justin Fazzari

Justin Fazzari

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Broadband USA
avatar for Max Green

Max Green

Equality Utah
Advocacy Coordinator
avatar for Keith Heaton

Keith Heaton

Utah Department of Workforce Services
Community Development Director
avatar for Matt Heider

Matt Heider

Salt Lake City Public Library
Technology Associate
avatar for Melissa Helquist

Melissa Helquist

SLCC Community Writing Center
avatar for Deb LaMarche

Deb LaMarche

Utah Education & Telehealth Network
Associate Director
avatar for Joel Macey

Joel Macey

Intermountain Health | Homecare & Hospice
Executive Director
avatar for Scot McCombs

Scot McCombs

Canyons School District
Director of Information Technology
avatar for Celina Milner

Celina Milner

Salt Lake City Corporation
Senior Advisor for Diversity and Human Rights
avatar for Bill Morris

Bill Morris

avatar for Jonathan Nellermoe

Jonathan Nellermoe

University of Utah School of Medicine
Program Manager at the Center for Global Strategy
avatar for Krysti Nellermoe

Krysti Nellermoe

International Rescue Committee
Education Program Supervisor
avatar for Vikram Ravi

Vikram Ravi

Utah Communities Connect
avatar for Macee Rea

Macee Rea

International Rescue Committee
Digital Inclusion Coordinator
avatar for Amie Rosenberg

Amie Rosenberg

Refugee & Immigrant Center - Asian Association of Utah
avatar for Ginger Tolman

Ginger Tolman

Utah NonProfit Housing Corporation
Regional Director, Community Partnerships & Education

Patricia Tompkins

Iron County Mobile Library, Utah State Library Division
avatar for Jonathan Whiting

Jonathan Whiting

Director of Training