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Post Event Report

2019 BC Broadband Conference

Richmond, BC
Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

On April 30th/May 1st, 2019 – I attended the 2019 BC Broadband Conference in Richmond, BC

At the Conference – I attended the following sessions:

• Connectivity and Connected Communities BC

• Annual Legal and Regulatory Update
• Connected Coast Project – Collaboration and Update
• Fibre Optic Valuation for Assessment Purposes
• The Challenge! Build Gigabit Fibre Network in Rural BC

The full Conference guide can be viewed at

I have briefed the Cariboo RD Board on the above noted sessions I attended and suggested the Board will want to
consider a connectivity strategy to guide its’ actions in relation to internet and cell phone services in the rural
areas of the Cariboo Regional District. I expect the Board will take up this matter further at its’ upcoming
Strategic Planning Session this month

Costs to attend:

Mileage from WL/Richmond roundtrip -- $612.15

2019 BC Broadband Conference Registration Fee - $315.00
Hotel Expenses -- $385.02

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Forseth
Director – Electoral Area ‘D’ (Commodore Heights – McLeese Lake)
Cariboo Regional District