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
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Tuesday, October 8 • 10:05am - 10:55am
Digital Civic Engagement

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This panel will explore the complexities of digital civic engagement. In our modern world, we take digital access to our elected officials and government for granted but what happens when government itself creates barriers to access? This session will feature local government leaders and civics professionals as discussion the implications of digital inclusion work in civic affairs. 

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Turner C. Bitton

Executive Director, West View Media
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Bill Morris

Bill Morris was born and raised in Weber County. He attended Weber High School and Weber State University. He graduated from Weber State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Subsequently, he attended the University of Wyoming where he received his Juris Doctorate... Read More →
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Tiffany Clason

District Director, Congressman Ben McAdams, UT 04
Tiffany Clason serves as District Director for Congressman Ben McAdams, UT04. Prior to this role she served as the Community Engagement and Outreach Manager for the Salt Lake County Mayor’s office. Previously, she worked for Utah Governor Gary Herbert as Director of Constituent... Read More →
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Max Green

Advocacy Coordinator, Equality Utah
Max Green was born in Ogden, Utah in 1988. After graduating high school, he attended the University of Utah where he studied American History. Max served an internship with The ACLU of Utah, working for the Legislative and Policy Counsel until he began working as the Advocacy Coordinator... Read More →

Tuesday October 8, 2019 10:05am - 10:55am MDT
Conference Room B, Main Library